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A plate of cabbage and sausage served over mashed potatoes with green beans.

Cabbage and Sausage Skillet

This cabbage and sausage skillet is a combination of smoked sausage, vegetables and savory seasonings, all cooked together to make a quick and easy dinner. A hearty low carb meal that always gets rave reviews!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword cabbage and sausage, sausage and cabbage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 328kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound smoked sausage such as kielbasa, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 4 cups cabbage coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the sausage and cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • Remove the sausage from the pan and cover to keep warm.
  • Melt the butter in the pan. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes or until softened.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Place the cabbage, Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper in the pan.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes or until cabbage is wilted. Stir in the sausage and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.



Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 601mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 526IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg