Sausage Smothered in Red Cabbage

Sausage Smothered in Red Cabbage


"My grandmother used to make this one. To pamper your budget, serve this with mashed potatoes, mustard pickle and pumpernickel bread."


1 h servings 355 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 355 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 27.3 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 2297 mg
  • 92%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the cabbage in a large kettle, and add the diced apple, 2 teaspoons of the salt, lemon juice, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil then simmer, covered, about 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  2. In hot butter, saute the onion until golden. Add the onion to the cabbage along with 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, vinegar and sausage. Cook, covered, 20 to 30 minutes until sausage is heated through. To serve, spoon the cabbage onto a heated platter, topping it with the sausage.
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  1. 143 Ratings


This was great and easy to make! I followed another person's advice and cut my cabbage into chunks instead of shredded (would do that again!). I used 1 1/2 tsp. salt instead of 3, and thought ...

This is now my favorite recipe. I use whatever cabbage I have on hand and it is always good. I did end up cutting the salt in half, and I love salt! We eat it with potatoes on the side, cover...

Better give this 5 stars, because my husband informed me that he wants to have this for breakfast, lunch and dinner from now on. I took the great advice of others and made just a couple of mino...