Smothered Cabbage – Easy Hearty Meal

  • Savory Symphony of Flavors: The combination of smoked sausage, onions, and spices creates a savory symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds. The richness of the sausage infuses the cabbage, giving each bite a burst of deliciousness.
  • 1 lb smoked sausage, cut into small pieces
  • 1 onion, large (diced)
  • 1 head cabbage, medium size (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
smothered cabbage

smothered cabbage

Smothered Cabbage

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Smothered cabbage is an easy, delicious and savory dish made with tender cabbage, flavorful smoked sausage, and a blend of spices. It's a hearty meal that brings warmth and satisfaction to your table.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 200 kcal


  • Large Skillet Or Pot


  • 1 Ib Smoked sausage cut into small pieces
  • 1 Large Onion Diced
  • 1 head Cabbage Medium Sized Chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper


  • Bring the smoked sausage pieces to a large, deep frying pan or vessel and cook them until they're golden and releasing their wonderful juices.
  • Add the diced onion into your skillet, cook for a while until it is aromatic.
  • Mix in the chopped cabbage, ensuring it combines well with the sausage and onion.
  • Salt the mixture, spice it with Cayenne pepper or Black Pepper. When the cabbage is tender, stir it up and cook.
  • Put the stove to a quiet setting, cover the cooking pan and let the cabbage smother it for about 20 minutes so that its flavor can be enhanced.
  • If necessary, combine and adjust your flavorings. Serve the smothered cabbage hot, relishing the comforting and hearty flavors. To enjoy the simplicity of cabbage and the richness of smoked sausage in a comforting, home style meal, this recipe for smothered cabbage is a wonderful way.
    smothered cabbage


Storing and preheating:

In the refrigerator, store any additional cabbage that’s been crushed. Heat leftover smothered cabbage on the stove or microwave until heated up, if you are ready for another serving. The flavor has been improved many times, so that it is even more delicious the next day.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This smothered cabbage recipe strikes the perfect balance of flavors. The cabbage becomes wonderfully tender, soaking up the savory goodness of the smoked sausage and spices. It’s a simple yet flavorful dish that is sure to become a family favorite.
Keyword Cabbage Recipe, Hearty Meal, Savory Dish, Smoked Cabbage, Smothered Cabbage

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