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Kielbasa, another name for Polish sausage, makes this German-style potato salad hearty enough to be a main dish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins
6 hrs
6 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut potatoes into halves or quarters. Place in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add sausage, onion, and celery. In a medium bowl stir together the water, vinegar, sugar, tapioca, celery seeds, and pepper. Pour over vegetables and sausage in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours.

  • To serve, divide spinach among four individual salad plates. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons of the cooking juices over the spinach on each plate. Using a slotted spoon, remove potatoes and sausage from cooker; arrange on top of spinach. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

For a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker:

Prepare as above, except halve the amount of potatoes, kielbasa, onion celery, sugar, tapioca, pepper, and spinach. Reduce the water to 3/4 cup, the vinegar to 1/4 cup, and the celery seeds to 1/4 teaspoon. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. If cooker does not have heat settings, cook for 4 to 5 hours. Makes 2 (1-1/2 cup) servings

Nutrition Facts

322 calories; fat 9g; carbohydrates 38g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 15g; protein 23g; vitamin a 4178.8IU; vitamin c 24.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.2mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 108.9mcg; sodium 1113mg; potassium 700mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 2.7mg.