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Sweet Glazed Kielbasa with Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Indulge in this savory-sweet delight, perfect for cozy dinners or casual gatherings. The marriage of succulent kielbasa with a caramelized glaze served alongside fluffy cauliflower rice creates a dish that tantalizes taste buds and comforts the soul. Did you know that kielbasa, a staple in Polish cuisine, derives its name from the Polish word for sausage? This recipe transforms this classic sausage into a gourmet experience, elevated by a delectable glaze and paired with low-carb cauliflower rice.

Sweet Glazed Kielbasa with Cauli Rice Recipe

Savor the delightful blend of savory kielbasa and sweet glaze, paired perfectly with fluffy cauliflower rice, for a satisfying meal to please any palate.


  • 1 lb kielbasa sausage, sliced
  • 1 head cauliflower, grated or riced
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar or a sugar substitute for a low-carb option
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnish: sliced green onions, sesame seeds


  1. Whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar (or sugar substitute), garlic, and ginger to make the glaze in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced kielbasa and cook until lightly browned, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Pour the prepared glaze over the kielbasa slices, stirring to coat evenly. Allow the glaze to simmer and thicken for 2-3 minutes.
  4. While the kielbasa cooks, steam or microwave the cauliflower rice until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Season the cauliflower rice with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the sweet glazed kielbasa alongside the cauliflower rice. If desired, garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content:

  • Kielbasa sausage: 0g carbs
  • Cauliflower: 5g carbs per cup (approximately)
  • Soy sauce: 1g carb per tablespoon
  • Brown sugar: 12g carbs per tablespoon
  • Garlic: 1g carb per clove (approximately)
  • Ginger: 2g carbs per tablespoon (approximately)
  • Olive oil: 0g carbs

The total carb content of the recipe is approximately 18-20g, depending on serving size and variations in ingredients.

Wrap-Up Wonders

Treat yourself to the delightful harmony of flavors in this Sweet-Glazed Kielbasa with Cauliflower Rice recipe. Whether you’re having a cozy dinner with loved ones or a casual gathering with friends, this dish will impress. With its savory-sweet profile and low-carb cauliflower rice, it’s a wholesome and satisfying meal that will leave everyone wanting seconds. Embrace the culinary adventure and savor every bite of this delectable creation!

Recipe and image By: @ketobrawn

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