Kielbasa Sausage Appetizer
This recipe won Dorothy Kleinbeck of Minneapolis, MN Honorable Mention in the 1996 National Sausage Month Award-Winning Recipes contest.
1 (8-ounce) jar prepared sweet and sour sauce
2 cups tomato ketchup
1 pound bacon
2 cups brown sugar, packed
2 rings kielbasa (or your favorite sausage)
- Cut sausage into 1 1/4-inch chunks. Cut bacon strips in half. Wrap each sausage chunk with bacon strip and spear closed with a toothpick. Place in a 9 x 13-inch pan.
- Bake, covered for 30 minutes at 350°F (175°C). Stir sauce ingredients together and pour over meat.
- Bake one hour more uncovered. The sauce caramelizes on the meat.
Makes 30 servings.
Council Tip: This recipe also works well with smoked bratwurst.
Recipe provided courtesy National Hot Dog And Sausage Council.