A basic polish sausage and sauerkraut recipe requires kielbasa, sauerkraut, and salt and pepper for seasoning. Some recipes add other ingredients or grill the kielbasa for added flavors and textures.
HillshireFarms.com suggests using 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar and 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard in its recipe. Optional ingredients include 1/4 teaspoon of dried thyme and wedged McIntosh apples with the skins on. Salt and pepper can be added to add additional flavor.
Food Network suggests including 2 tablespoons of butter, 3 tablespoons of sugar and 3 tablespoons of fresh chopped parsley. It also suggests complementing the polish sausage and sauerkraut recipe with a dipping sauce. The dipping sauce ingredients include 1/4 cup yellow mustard, 1/4 cup of honey, 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1 tablespoon of prepared horseradish, salt and pepper mixed together until blended.