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Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet with Pierogis

This delicious recipe features beef kielbasa, crispy fried cabbage, & savory pierogis in an easy, 20-minute skillet dinner. 
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Polish
Method: Stovetop
Servings: 5 servings
Author: Ashley McCrary


  • 1 16 oz package frozen pierogies
  • 1 24 oz package beef kielbasa or beef sausage of choice
  • 1 medium head of cabbage shredded
  • 1 onion sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced


  • Cook Sausage/Cabbage: Add 1 tablespoon of butter to a skillet and add in the garlic and allow to cook for 20 seconds. Next, add in the sausage and sauté until it’s browned on both sides. Remove and set aside. In the same skillet (do not wipe it out), add the shredded cabbage and onions. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  • Cook Pierogis: Brown the pierogis in a non-stick pan with butter. Brown on both sides forabout 6- 8 minutes per side.
  • Combine: Place the pierogis and cooked kielbasa in with the cabbage. Enjoy!


Storage: Store your leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
Reheating: This recipe reheats nicely in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or over medium heat on the stovetop for 5-7 minutes.
How to Serve: Serve by itself or with mashed potatoes, rice, or a side salad.