Sausage Smothered in Red Cabbage with Cranberries - Dinner With Julie

Sausage Smothered in Red Cabbage with Cranberries


February 11, 2016


canola oil, for cooking

a dab of butter

1 lb. kielbasa or garlic sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 small head red cabbage, shredded

1 small onion, chopped

1 apple, cored and diced

1/2 cup cranberry sauce (or to taste)

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

salt and freshly ground black pepper


1In a large, heavy skillet, heat a drizzle of oil and a blob of butter over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until it starts to brown.

2Add the onion and cook for a few minutes, until it softens. Add the cabbage and apple and cook, stirring often and covering with a lid, until soft. Add the cranberry sauce and balsamic vinegar and continue cooking, stirring often, until thickened and softened.

3Season with salt and pepper and serve warm. Serves 4.