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Black bowl with kielbasa, sauerkraut and potatoes in it. The bowl is sitting on a white plate that has a black charger under it. A black and white plaid check napkin is behind it with a fork on it.

Instant Pot Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Recipe

Quick and easy Instant pot recipe for beginners that uses kielbasa, sauerkraut, and potatoes. Great family dinner idea for busy weeknights.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Dinner recipes, Easy dinner recipe, German Sauerkraut Recipe, Instant Pot Recipes, Kielbasa and Sauerkraut, Main Dish Recipes, Pork Recipes, Quick Dinner Recipe, Sausage and Sauerkraut Recipe, Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Potatoe Recipe, Supper Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 8 Serverings
Calories 333 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 3 Pounds Potatoes
  • 1 16 Ounce Jar Sauerkraut
  • 1 Small Onion Finely Diced
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Oregano Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Parsley
  • 1 Small Onion Diced or sliced
  • 2 14 Ounce Packages Polish Kielbasa I used Eckrich Brand


  1. Add the chicken broth into the inner pot of your Instant Pot.

  2. Clean and chunk potatoes. (remove skin if you like) add to the inner pot.

  3. Drain as much or as little juice from the sauerkraut that you would like. Add the sauerkraut on top of the potatoes.

  4. Sprinkle the seasonings (pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and parsley flakes) on top of sauerkraut. Stir these ingredients together.

  5. Dice or slice the onion however you like and then add on top of the sauerkraut.

  6. Cut the kielbasa into desired chunks and place into the inner pot.

  7. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, making sure the release valve is closed.

  8. Press the Pressure Cooker Button set manually on high for 12 minutes.

  9. Once the timer goes off turn the release valve to venting.

  10. Once all steam is released, Enjoy.