Easy Fried Cabbage with Sausage skillet meal, ready in 30 minutes for dinner. Kielbasa sausage is cooked with onions and cabbage to make a simple delicious recipe!
I’m back with another sausage and cabbage recipe! I can’t help it, these 2 ingredients go together so perfectly, so I’m always looking for new ways to serve it.
Our usual favorite kielbasa & cabbage recipes are Polish Sausage and Cabbage Soup, Ham and Cabbage Soup, Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Cabbage, Italian Sausage Pasta and Slow Cooker Sausage and Cabbage but I wanted to make something in about 30 minutes (it was one of those nights, you know?) so I came up with this quick Fried Cabbage and Sausage skillet meal.
Here’s a quick recipe video I made to show you how simple it is to make!
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You only need 6 simple ingredients to make this meal. Lots of fried cabbage recipes call for bacon, but I actually prefer it without bacon as I think the sausage is hearty enough, especially when served over mashed potatoes.
- olive oil (I buy ours in bulk)
- onion (chopped)
- kielbasa sausage
- cabbage (chopped)
- salt & pepper
How to Make
Prep. Chop up an onion. Chop up a head of cabbage. Cut up sausage into 1 inch pieces.
Fry. Add olive oil to a large frying pan and cook onion and sausage until browned.
Add the cabbage and butter. I know this will look like a lot of cabbage (that’s why you need a large pan) but trust me, it wilts down. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until soft, stirring every couple of minutes so it doesn’t stick to the pan.
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Season. Add salt and pepper to taste, just a little dash will do.
Serve. Personally, I think you should serve this meal over mashed potatoes, but check out my other serving ideas below.
What to serve it with?
You can eat this “as is”, but I highly recommend you serve fried cabbage and sausage over these 2 options:
- mashed potatoes – my absolute favorite. Load up a plate of creamy mashed potatoes and serve this dish on top of them. Perfection!
- egg noodles – my husband’s preferred way. Cook some egg noodles, put them on a plate and serve this on top. Delicious!
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