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Kielbasa Sandwiches

These kielbasa sandwiches are served up topped with sweet caramelized onions, bell peppers and lots of melty cheese. Simple to clean up and packed with flavor, they may be you next lucky charm.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword hoagie sandwhiches, kielbasa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 sandwhiches
Calories 645kcal
Author Rachel

Ingredients

  • 1 link Kielbasa
  • 1 tablespoon Oil for sautéing Vegetable oil, Canola, or Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion sliced ¼-1/2 inch thick
  • 1 Green Pepper sliced and seeds removed
  • 6 oz Sliced Button or Baby Bella Mushrooms Optional
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 hoagie buns

Topping Options

  • Mustard, Mayo, or Ketchup
  • Banana Peppers
  • Pepper Relish
  • Sauerkraut
  • Horseradish Mayo

Instructions

  • Heat large, wide bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add oil and onions Cook for about 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Onions should be very translucent. You may need to turn up the heat if the stovetop burner is weaker.
  • In the same skillet, add peppers and mushrooms. Cook about 5 minutes and then add the Kielbasa link. Toss occasionally until onions are caramelized and sausage is heated through, about 10 more minutes. If you would like more caramelization on the onions, remove the sausage link and cook the onions until satisfied.
  • Cut kielbasa to appropriate length, and slice in half lengthwise, Add to sandwich. Top with onions, peppers, and mushrooms and provolone cheese slices.
  • Serve with mustard and other condiments.

Notes

Make-Ahead: You can caramelize the vegetables and kielbasa a few hours ahead and keep them warm in a crockpot. It’s also great if you are cooking large batches.
How to Store Leftovers: Keep the cooked meat and veggies separate from the buns and cheese and cover in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
How to Reheat: Add the desired amount of kielbasa and onions to a small frying pan over low heat and cook until hot. You can also heat in a microwave-safe bowl. Top with the desired cheese and heat until melted.
How to Freeze: Keep the cooked meat and onions separate from the buns and sauce and cover in the freezer for up to 2 months. Thaw for 1 day in the refrigerator before reheating.

Nutrition

Serving: 1hoagie | Calories: 645kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Fat: 25.9g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 2116mg | Potassium: 165mg | Sugar: 8.3g | Iron: 2.5mg