Braised Cabbage, Sausage & Potatoes

There is just something so comforting about a one pot meal that is loaded with tons of flavor, hearty ingredients and makes the whole house smell of yumminess!!  This Braised Cabbage, Sausage and Potatoes are all that and SO MUCH MORE! 

One Pot & Done

This one pot dinner would be perfect for any day but especially for St. Patty’s Day.  It brings together sausage, potatoes, onions, beer and cabbage… I mean what could be more Irish?  

Even better it is all done in under 45 minutes, making this a perfect weeknight meal. 

It all starts with…

To start I brown the smoked sausage to start building the flavors.  Once that is done I throw in the potatoes & some seasoning and let them soak up all the yumminess from the sausage while the potatoes brown.  Next comes some of the beer & onions.  Finally the cabbage is all thrown on top with some more beer.

Before you know it you have a dinner everyone is going to LOVE!!

And it is time…

6-8 servings

Braised Cabbage, Sausage & Potatoes

A hearty one pot meal that is loaded with TONS of flavor and comes together in no time.

10 minPrep Time

45 minCook Time

55 minTotal Time

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1-2 teaspoons olive oil
1 link of smoked sausage, cut into 1 inch slices
5-6 medium yukon gold potatoes
1 Tablespoon all purpose seasoning (I use a course seasoning)
1-2 teaspoons salt, divided
1 can of beer, divided (I used a full bodied beer)
1 medium onion, sliced
1 head of cabbage, cored and sliced
Parsley for garnish (optional)


In a large stock pot heat olive oil over medium heat
Add in sausage and cook unit browned, about 5 minutes and flip and brown for another 3-4 minutes
Using a slotted spoon remove to a plate, set aside
To the same pan add in potatoes, 1/2 can of beer and seasoning and a pinch of salt, stirring to coat the potatoes in the oil and sausage drippings
Cook for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are browned and beginning to soften
Add in onion, browned sausage and remainder of the beer
Place sliced cabbage on top
Cover pan and cook for 5-7 minutes
Stir and continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes, stirring often, until the cabbage is cooked down and the potatoes are tender
Taste and add in more salt, if needed
Plate and top with parsley, if using
Serve & Enjoy!


You can use any cooked sausage you prefer, even turkey or chicken sausage

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