Easy Keto Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet Recipe

Briana

Briana

Last updated on August 13th, 2020

This Easy Keto Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet Recipe is one of the easiest and most delicious weeknight dinners that fits into your low carb, keto, or gluten free diet. It comes together in no time, and makes cabbage truly a star in this delicious, savory dish. You only need one cast iron skillet and about 30 minutes to make this delicious dinner. Combine cabbage and smoked sausage with a few simple ingredients, with big flavor. 


sausage and cabbage skillet

This is one of those recipes where it’s just kind of always in rotation! It’s so easy to whip up, it’s always delicious, totally low carb and keto friendly, and gluten free. We love making easy dinners that come together in one skillet. You only need 20 minutes or less to make this. If you’re looking for more of our other popular skillet dinner recipes, check out this Low Carb Cheeseburger Casserole Skillet, Reuben Skillet, Pepperoni Pizza Chicken Skillet, Jalapeño Popper Chicken Skillet, or this Cajun Shrimp Sausage and Peppers Skillet! Some more ideas are this Keto Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Chicken and this Low Carb Jambalaya.

Here’s What We Used For This Cabbage and Sausage Skillet:​

spoonful of cabbage with sausage

How Should I Season This Cabbage and Sausage Skillet?

You can really use any seasoning you’d like for this. We went a more savory route with just a hint of spice, but mix it up! Add your favorite seasonings to make the perfect dinner for you.

What Type of Cabbage Should I Use For this Keto Fried Cabbage and Sausage Dish?

For this skillet, we used what we hand on hand, which happened to be purple and green cabbage. You can use whatever you want. We also loved the color that the purple cabbage brought, but of course, it’s not a requirement. Feel free to swap for Chinese or Napa Cabbage! These types of cabbage have a slightly sweeter taste, but also packs a nutritious punch. Read more about it here.

What Type of Liquid Should I Use to Cook The Cabbage and Smoked Sausage?

For this keto cabbage and sausage skillet, we used beef bone broth for added nutrition and flavor. Chicken broth, veggie broth, or even just water would work well!

What Sausage Should I Use For This Cabbage and Sausage Skillet?

You can use whatever sausage you want for this, but we recommend a smoked sausage We love Kiolbassa Smoked Meats, and we purchase them at Costco, so we pretty much always have a supply of them in the freezer. We also used 1.25 lbs, because this is how much four sausage links weigh. Use as much as you’d like.

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cabbage and sausage with parsley

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Let’s Make It! ​


Start by washing and cutting up your vegetables. We sliced our garlic into thin pieces, but you could mince it, just depends on your preference. We also cut up our onions into thin slices, and cut the cabbage into bite sized pieces. Cut your smoked sausage into medium sized chunks.

Heat a skillet over medium heat. When it’s hot, add in 1 tbsp of butter, and the sausage pieces, then sear to your liking. Once the sausage is cooked to your preference, remove it from the pan, and set aside. Don’t drain the pan, and add in the remaining butter, your onions, and garlic with a pinch of salt. Cook until softened, then add in your cabbage.

Add in your seasonings to toast, moving around with your spoon for about 1 minute. Then, pour into your broth or water, and add the sausage back to the skillet. Cook on medium heat until cabbage is softened, and the beef broth is absorbed, about 10-15 minutes minutes. At this point, adjust the seasonings to your preference, and take it off the heat.

Garnish with parsley if you want, and then dig in!

If you get a chance to try this recipe, let us know what you think, would ya?! Leave us a comment, or catch up with us on Facebook or Instagram, or pin to your favorite Pinterest board for later.

sausage and cabbage skillet

Until Next Time,
Briana & Chamere

Sausage and Cabbage Skillet
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This Cabbage and Sausage Skillet is one of the easiest and most delicious weeknight dinners that fits into your low carb, keto, or gluten free diet. It comes together in no time, and makes cabbage truly a star in this delicious and savory dish. You only need one skillet and about 30 minutes to make this delicious dinner. Combine cabbage and smoked sausage with a few simple ingredients, with big flavor. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cabbage, easy keto, gluten free, low carb, one skillet meal, smoked sausage
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 362 kcal
Author: Briana
Ingredients
Recipe Notes

Macros: These nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy and are estimated via MyFitnessPal, we cannot guarantee the accuracy. 

Makes 6 servings, 362 calories, 31 grams of fat, 16 grams of protein, 8 total carbs, 2 grams fiber, making 6 net carbs. 

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This Cabbage and Sausage Skillet is one of the easiest and most delicious weeknight dinners that fits into your low carb, keto, or gluten free diet. It comes together in no time, and makes cabbage truly a star in this delicious and savory dish. You only need one skillet and about 30 minutes to make this delicious dinner. Combine cabbage and smoked sausage with a few simple ingredients, with big flavor. #AFullLiving #CabbageandSausageSkillet #KetoCabbageandSausageSkillet #KetoCabbageandSausage

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