Sweet-and-Sour Kielbasa

Makes 8–10 servings
Prep. Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 4 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 5- or 6-qt.
Needed at Time of Preparation:
3 lbs. kielbasa, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
1 bottle chili sauce *choose a gluten-free brand to keep this recipe gluten-free
20-oz. can crushed pineapple, undrained
½ cup brown sugar
Preparation Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a gallon-sized freezer bag and smoosh around to coat all well.
  2. Remove as much air as possible and seal bag.
  3. Label the bag with the information below, then freeze.
    TIP: If 8–10 servings are just too much for you, either split the recipe between 2–3 freezer bags or make it all and freeze the leftovers into portions appropriate for your family.
    Information for Freezer Bag:
    SWEET-AND-SOUR KIELBASA
    Makes 8–10 servings
    Cooking Time: 4 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 5- or 6-qt.
    Needed at Time of Serving:
    cooked rice, pasta, or potatoes

Instructions:

  1. Thaw bag completely for 24–48 hours or more.
  2. Empty contents of freezer bag into the crock.
  3. Cover. Cook on Low 4 hours, or until kielbasa is fully cooked.
  4. Serve over cooked rice, pasta, or potatoes.

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