Easy side dishes for every day or any occasion.

Dearborn Brand makes cooking for every day and special occasions as simple as possible. Here are some side dishes to complete your meals with clear, step-by-step directions and easy-to-find ingredients, including Dearborn Brand products. Try these recipes to upgrade your meal without upping your heart rate.

Instant Pot Cajun Sausage Jambalaya

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 T butter 1 ring Andouille sausage, sliced into rounds (or half-rounds if you have kiddos) 2 cans tomatoes, diced 2 c white rice 2 c chicken stock 2 t...

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Dearborn Smoked Kielbasa Pasta

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Print Recipe: Click to Print our Recipe Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 lb smoked kielbasa or turkey/chicken sausage sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 & ½ cups diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 (10 oz)...

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Bacon Macaroni & Cheese

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Ingredients: 2 lbs macaroni 1 ½ lbs Dearborn Brand sliced bacon – diced ¼ inch (uncooked) 1 lb velveeta 1.5 lbs sharp cheese ½ lb marble longhorn 1 ½ cups chopped onions 2 ½ cups milk ½ lb margarine 2 tsp pepper 2 tsp salt...

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Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Ingredients: Maple Cupcakes 1 box Yellow or Butter Pecan flavored cake mix 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons maple syrup 6 pieces of Dearborn Applewood Bacon cooked crispy Maple Buttercream Frosting 1 cup butter, softened 4 cups powdered...

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Festive Smoked Kielbasa

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Total prep & cooking time: 40 min Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 2 lbs (or 4 links) of Dearborn Brand Smoked Kielbasa, sliced on diagonal 2 granny smith apples, sliced and seeded 1 small onion, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced and seeded 2...

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Hearty Turkey Chili

Total prep & cook time: 60 min Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 2 lbs Dearborn Brand Spiral Sliced Turkey Breast 2 cups chicken broth 1.5 tsp olive oil 1 large sweet red pepper, cored, deveined and coarsely chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 2 tbsp garlic, chopped 3 cups canned...

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German Knockwurst With Braised Cabbage & Apples

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Total prep & cook time: 120 min Serves: 6 Ingredients: 10 lbs (two 5 lb packages) Dearborn Brand German Knockwurst 3 lbs cabbage 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped 2 onions, thinly sliced 4 tbsp salted butter 1...

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Are you Halloween Ready?

Slow Cooker Kielbasa Dip Ingredients: 1.5 lbs kielbasa, diced small 2 8oz packages cream cheese 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup apricot preserves 4-5 jalapenos, diced, seeds and stems removed 2 tablespoons hot sauce, or to taste Salt, to...

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