Smokey, beefy kielbasa and tender onions simmered in a rich, tangy barbecue sauce is a dish that I serve right out of the pot! All you need is a skewer and you are in business. If you need a hearty appetizer that’s easy to make, then this recipe is for you.

keilbasa & onions in BBQ sauce

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beef kielbasa skewer appetizer

beef kielbasa and onion appetizer

Kielbasa & Onion Appetizer

Smokey kielbasa & onions cooked together in a tangy, sweet BBQ sauce that makes a great appetizer or game day or an easy snack for busy families.
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Donya |


Mix together:

  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 heaping tablespoon whole grain mustard

Cut into chunks:

  • 2 smoked beef kielbasa links
  • 1 medium onion


  • Place kielbasa and onions in a cast iron or heavy bottom pot. Pour BBQ mixture over and mix. Cook over medium high heat until sauce is thickened, about 15 minutes. Serve with wooden skewers or on a plate. ENJOY!

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