Fried Cabbage With Sausage

Fried cabbage with sausage is so simple but tasty, and the leftovers are tastier than it was the first day. When it comes to sausage, you can’t go wrong with this one. You can use any sausage you like: it can be Italian sausage, Polska kielbasa, smoked sausage, turkey or chicken sausages. Any of them will give a great taste to cabbage. My favorite is Frankfurter sausage.


Fried cabbage with sausage

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Natalija


  • 1/2 head cabbage
  • 2 carrots large
  • 1 onion large
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 5-6 sausages
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bay leaf optional
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Cut the cabbage into thick slices.
  • Dice onion into the small squares, shred the carrots.
  • Slice the sausages.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until lightly brown.
  • Add shredded carrots and continue cooking for couple more minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add cabbage and stir well.
  • In a few minutes add sausage. Bury the sausages under the cabbage, to get the brown color.
  • When the sausages are lightly brown, add salt and pepper, bay leaf, and some water (about 100 ml), mix well. Reduce heat to low, cover the skillet with lid and simmer for about 10 minutes. Mix every 2-3 minutes.
  • Once cooked, add fresh herbs and serve.

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