Instant Pot Smoked Sausage and Cabbage Recipe2022-12-26
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 30m
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat14.0 g
Trans Fat17.1 g
Unsaturated Fat4.9 g
Instant pot smoked sausage and cabbage recipe. This recipe is an easy weeknight dish, requiring only 10 minutes of active cooking time. The cabbage is perfect for year-round use and the smoked sausage adds a deep, rich flavor that balances well with the slightly sweet cabbage.
What are the health benefits of cabbage?
Cabbage is a vegetable that has many health benefits. It is a great source of vitamin C and folate, as well as being rich in fiber and other nutrients. Cabbage also contains anti-inflammatory properties, which can help with conditions such as arthritis, ulcerative colitis, heart disease, and asthma.
The antioxidants present in cabbage have been found to be effective against DNA damage from radiation exposure.
Is smoked sausage good for you?
Past studies have shown that sausage is a good source of protein, zinc, and selenium. But not everyone can stomach it. It’s not uncommon thing for people to experience heartburn from the high levels of sodium in some varieties.
When talking about whether or not smoked sausage is good for you, it really depends on what you’re looking for as far as nutrients go.
Instant Pot Smoked Sausage and Cabbage Recipe
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- 1½ pounds (720 g) Polish kielbasa, sliced
- 1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 2 cups (500 ml) beef stock
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1 head cabbage, cored and shredded
- salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Add chopped bacon in an electric instant pot turned to saute mode. Cook until crisp. Remove cooked bacon from the pot and transfer to a small plate.
Add sausages to the cooker. Cook, stirring occasionally, until well browned, for about 7-10 minutes.
Add the butter to the instant pot and allow it to melt. Pour in the beef broth, then add thyme, and hot sauce. Add shredded cabbage and mix until well combined.
Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 5 minutes.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid. Remove cooked sausage and cabbage from the pressure cooker and transfer to a serving plate.
Add cooked bacon, then season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Mix well. Serve hot.