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Cabbage and sausage on a pan with a wooden spoon.

Cabbage and Sausage

  • Author: Sara Nelson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This Cabbage and Sausage is a one-pan recipe that can be made in less than 30 minutes and yields a delicious and filling dish.


  • 2 Tablespoons (30 milliliters) avocado oil or olive oil
  • 10-ounce package fully-cooked chicken sausage, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon (1/2 ounce) unsalted butter
  • 4 cups (~13 ounces) green cabbage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) apple cider vinegar

Optional Garnishes:

  • Freshly-cracked pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cook Sausage: In a cast-iron skillet over medium heat, heat avocado oil. Once hot, add sliced sausages and cook until all sides are crispy. Then, using a spoon, transfer sausages to a plate. Set aside.
  2. Cook Cabbage: In same skillet, melt butter then add cabbage, onions, and spices. Cook until cabbage is lightly tender, about 5 minutes. Pour in apple cider vinegar then return sausage to skillet and stir.
  3. Garnish and Serve: Remove skillet from stovetop heat, garnish with pepper and parsley, then serve.

Recipe Notes:

Refrigerator Storage: Store the prepared dish in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions: Reheat on the stovetop over medium heat or in the microwave in 30-second increments until warmed throughout.

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