Cabbage Sausage Supper
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- 2 lbs fully cooked smoked sausage, halved and cut into 3/4 inch slices
- 1 large onion, cut into eights
- 1 head cabbage, chopped
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1 lb carrot, cut into 1/2 inch slices
- 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes
- In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until sausage is lightly browned and onion is tender; drain.
- Add the cabbage and water.
- Cover and cook on low for 10 minutes.
- Stir in carrots and potatoes.
- Cover and cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
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The smoked sausage sounded so good, but I only had uncooked Italian chicken sausage. So I cooked that up with the onion and a little bit of Liquid Smoke. Instead of potatoes (we avoid them because of their glycemic index) I added sliced, unpealed sunchokes (Jerusalem artichokes). I also added a few de-ribbed and chopped collard greens because I didn't have a full head of cabbage, a chopped apple, and a Creole seasoning blend. I don't like overcooked cabbage, so all the veggies went into the pot at the same time. Since there is no grain in this dish, I served it with slices of whole wheat bread. Excellent!
Ah, comfort food! DH scarfed down two platefuls. Served with Beer Bread #73440. Even better next day as leftovers. One big change I made, because we like our cabbage tender-crisp... Cooked sausage and onion as directed, then added potatoes, carrots, and water to cook for the 25 minutes. LASTLY, added the chopped cabbage and cooked another 10 minutes. This was perfect for us. Oh, and I halved it. It made two filling meals for the two of us. Only spice it needs is black pepper. Thanks for such an easy, yummy, nutritious dish. Love one dish meals!
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