This Easy Cabbage and Andouille Sausage Skillet is an easy low carb dinner that is keto, dairy-free & gluten-free! Protein and veggies in one bowl!
Cabbage and Sausage Recipe
If you’re looking for an easy dinner that is keto diet friendly and is also a great vegetable sausage stir fry, you have to try my Easy Cabbage and Sausage Skillet! A simple dinner for busy weeknights or even St. Patrick’s Day!
While this is one of those quick meals that you can make for the whole family, it also has some additional benefits. Cabbage is especially high in Vitamin C, so not only is it a tasty recipe, but your family won’t even realize it’s good for them.
Another huge benefit of this simple dish is that it fits so many diets. This is keto, paleo, gluten free, dairy free, sugar-free, and Atkins friendly, so it should be a great option for all kinds of guests. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
This great recipe can be served as a main dish or a side dish, since the cooking time is so minimal, you could serve something else alongside it, like some brown rice. Your choice!
- If you can’t find a large head of cabbage, you can use a different type of cabbage. Get a small head of cabbage (and maybe use two), some purple cabbage, or even napa cabbage.
- For a little bit of extra heat in your cabbage sausage skillet, sprinkle some red pepper flakes into the mix when you are seasoning your dish.
- You may want to serve this delicious recipe with a slotted spoon, as you will still have liquid at the bottom of the pan when everything is cooked.
How To Make Sausage And Cabbage Recipe
Cabbage And Andouille Sausage Skillet Ingredients:
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter
1 lb andouille (or spicy) sausage
1 head cabbage, coarsely chopped
1 small onion, chopped (I used yellow)
1 cup chicken stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Large skillet with lid
Step 1: Pull out a large cutting board and knife. Chop up your onion into small pieces and set it aside.
Step 2: Pull the outer leaves off of your green cabbage if they are a bit wilted. Wash and then chop up the entire head of cabbage.
You’ll want these to be coarsely chopped with pieces that aren’t too small, but also not sliced cabbage wheels.
Step 3: Cut your spicy andouille sausage into slices. Halve each slice so that they are bite-sized pieces.
Step 4: Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and oil and heat until the butter has melted.
Step 5: Add the onions, sliced sausage, raw cabbage, and chicken broth to your hot skillet.
Step 6: Cover and cook the mixture until the tender cabbage has softened slightly, about five minutes.
Step 7: Remove the lid and season with salt and black pepper to taste, keeping it in the large non-stick skillet.
Step 8: Continue to cook until the sausage slices are done, about 5 to 10 minutes depending on your choice and thickness of the sausage. Serve your skillet meal hot and enjoy!
How To Store Easy Cabbage And Andouille Sausage Skillet
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Can I Use A Different Kind Of Sausage?
Yes! This cabbage skillet calls for andouille sausage, Cajun sausage, or spicy sausage, but if you want to opt out of the spicy, choose another kind of sausage.
You could use smoked sausage, kielbasa sausage, polish sausage, Italian sausage, or even a turkey sausage or chicken sausage in this dish.
Just remember that pork sausage will taste different from beef sausage and that will taste different than turkey sausage, but all andouille sausage should have a spicy and smoky flavor.
If there is an easy sausage for you to pick up at your grocery store, it may turn out a little different, but it will still be delicious.
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 171Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 173mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 4g
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This calculation is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a doctor or dietician. This calculator is a guide, but makes no guarantee of being exact or fully accurate.