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How to Cook Kielbasa

Uncured Chicken & Beef Specials Grilling Unsmoked


Do you want to eat the kielbasa in the next week?


Is the kielbasa raw?

If you have our raw fresh or "white” kielbasa, place it in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes until internal temperature reaches 168° to 174° F. You can then grill or roast as described below.

Is the kielbasa boiled?

If your kielbasa is white in color, it is not smoked and must should be grilled or roasted it as described below.

Is the kielbasa smoked?

If you have any other kielbasa, you can eat it right away as it is already fully smoked! All you have to do is heat it up. Sausages should be cooked to an internal temperature of 145° to 175° F. Use any one of the following techniques:

What should I serve it with?

Kielbasa is best served on a plate or in a roll with mustard, horseradish, or sauerkraut, but can also be combined with other ingredients in stews, soups, casseroles, and sauces. We find it very rewarding to experiment with different recipes, and we encourage you to do the same!


See our full range of homemade, gourmet kielbasa based on our family recipes: www.piast.com/kielbasa