Pork and Apple Sausage with Bacon and Cabbage

Pork and Apple Sausage with Bacon and Cabbage

The sweet scent of autumn fills your kitchen with this easy stovetop meal.
  • Prep Time 1 hour


Pork and Apple Sausage with Bacon and Cabbage

  • 12 oz Niman Ranch Bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped (bacon drippings reserved)
  • 1 lb pork/apple sausage
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T good butter, salted
  • 2 med onions, chopped
  • 1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 c thinly shredded red cabbage
  • 1/3 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 c chicken or veg broth
  • Kosher Salt & Pepper
  • 3 T dark brown sugar


Prepare the Pork and Apple Sausage with Bacon and Cabbage:

  1. Heat bacon drippings in saute pan and brown sausages on medium heat for 8 minutes. Remove to dish and wipe out pan.
  2. Heat butter and oil til melted and sizzling.
  3. Add onions and apples and saute on low until softened, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add cabbage, salt, pepper and raise heat to medium and continue sauteeing for 5 minutes.
  5. Add broth, vinegar, bring to a simmer. Add bacon, and lower heat.
  6. Add brown sugar and combine completely by gently tossing the pan until everything blends.
  7. Add sausage back into the pan, cover and continue to cook on low until the sausage reads 155 degrees by inserting a thermometer into the center from either end.
  8. Serve with parslied, buttered noodles or potatoes.

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DeBragga Chef - Lydia Liebchen