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Budget-Friendly Chicken Sausage and Cabbage Skillet

This budget-friendly recipe comes together quickly for a week night dinner, with the flavors of fall coming from the apples, onions, and shredded cabbage!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups

  • Calories 205
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Fat 7.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.7 g
  • Sugar 17 g
  • Dietary Fiber 4 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 380 mg
  • Potassium 440 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
Cooking spray
3 links fully cooked roasted garlic chicken sausage (about 3 ounces each), sliced
2 small granny smith apples, peeled and grated (use large hole on grater)
1 onion, diced
6 cups shredded cabbage (1/2 small head)
1 tablespoon honey
¼ cup white wine
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add oil and a generous amount of cooking spray to a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté sausage until beginning to brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add apples, onion and cabbage to the pan and sauté for 8-10 minutes or until cabbage is soft and beginning to lightly brown.
  4. Add sausage back to the pan and remaining ingredients. Sauté until liquid reduced.

Recipe Cost: $7.64

Side Suggestion: Serve with a whole grain dinner roll.

Chef Tip: If you don’t want to use white wine, use 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar and omit the additional white wine vinegar from the ingredient list.

Photo: Budget-Friendly Chicken Sausage and Cabbage Skillet. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.

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