August 10, 2021

Sausage & Cabbage Skillet

This one-pan meal comes together quickly. It is best served with your favorite hot sauce. The mixture of apples, cabbage, and sausage is a trio that works very well together. It’s another one of my meals that you can have on the table in under 30 minutes.

Sausage & Cabbage Skillet

Sometimes the combination of savory dishes and fruit can seem different but trust me; the apples add a layer of flavor needed in this one-pan dish. It's Whole30 and Paleo compatible.



  • 1 lb. Italian sausage or andouille sausage
  • 1-16oz bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 pink lady apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 T apple cider vinegar
  • 2 T ghee
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the sausage links with 1 tablespoon of ghee. Once cooked through, remove the sausage links from the pan and slice 1/4-1/2 inch thick. Return the sausage slices back to the pan and brown them on both sides. Once browned, remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Leave about 2 tablespoons of fat in the pan and add the onions and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. Continue cooking and occasionally stirring until the onions begin to caramelize. Add the cabbage, apples, crushed red pepper, garlic, and 1/4 cup water. Scrape the bottom of the pan to get the little brown bits up. Continue cooking until the cabbage and apples begin to tenderize, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add the apple cider vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. Cook until the vinegar has evaporated and then add 1 tablespoon ghee and the sausage back into the skillet. Cook until the sausage is hot.
  4. Top with green onions and serve with your favorite hot sauce.


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June 9, 2021
The sausage slaw was so simple and flavorful. My boyfriend was hesitant to try it because he's not use to fruit in his food, but we both loved it. The apples added a different dimension of flavor