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BBQ Smoked Sausage

2 Hours, 40 Minutes

8 Servings

BBQ Smoked Sausage

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Step 1

Slice sausage lengthwise, and then cut into about 4” pieces.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Sauté sausage in batches for about 1-2 minutes until browned on both sides. Transfer browned sausage to a double layer of paper towels and blot away excess grease. Then, transfer to slow cooker.

Step 3

Whisk together water, vinegar, and preserves, and pour over sausage. Cover and cook in slow cooker for 2-3 hours on high setting.

Step 4

Optional: Turn slow cooker to warm setting until ready to serve.

Step 5

Serve sausage on sandwiches using Martin’s Potato Rolls, such as this kielbasa, baked beans, and cole slaw barbecue sandwich.

Tip: Pair this recipe with our BBQ Pulled Chicken and  Slow Cooker Beef Brisket recipes to create a DIY Barbecue Bar! Find full step-by-step instructions on our blog!


  • 3 lb Smoked Sausage or Kielbasa

  • 1/3 Cup Water

  • 2 Tablespoons Vinegar

  • 2 Tablespoons Fruit Preserves, such as Apricot or Grape

  • Martin’s Rolls of Choice

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