This Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage is incredibly tender, hearty and flavorful! This one skillet dinner calls for only a handful of healthy ingredients. Cabbage and sausage are a classic combination. This Whole30 approved dinner is great for any night of the week. In addition, it is quick, easy, and kid approved!

Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage in a white bowl.

Ingredients for Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage

ONION: Finely chopped onion gives this braised cabbage and sausage a little extra flavor.

SAUSAGE: Cut up sausage into bite sized pieces. My favorite Whole30 brands of sausage are Aidell’s and Teton Waters Ranch.

OLIVE OIL: A drizzle of olive oil helps brown the sausage.

CABBAGE: Core and chop cabbage into bite sized pieces. Additionally, see below for how to braise cabbage.

CHICKEN BROTH: The cabbage is braised in the chicken broth. Use sugar free chicken broth for Whole30.

SEA SALT & PEPPER: Season with sea salt and pepper to taste.

Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage in a white skillet.

How to Make Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage

Step 1

First, add chopped onion, sliced sausage and olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Then, cook for 5 minutes or until onion is tender and sausage is cooked.

Step 2

Next, core and chop cabbage into bite sized pieces. Add cabbage and chicken broth to the skillet. After that, season with sea salt and pepper as desired.

Step 3

Cook for 20 minutes or until liquid has been mostly absorbed and cabbage is tender.

Step 4

Finally, remove from heat and serve.

How to Braise Cabbage

First, core and chop cabbage into bite sized pieces. After the onions and sausage cook, add cabbage to the skillet. Simmer the cabbage in chicken broth for 20 minutes, or until tender.

Paleo Braised Cabbage in a white bowl and white skillet.

How to Store Leftover Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage

To store, add leftovers to an airtight container. Store in fridge for up to 4 days. To reheat, simply add to a skillet with a drizzle of olive oil. Then, heat on low medium heat until warmed.

Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage in a white skillet.

Get the Recipe: Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage (Whole30)

This one skillet Whole30 and Paleo Braised Cabbage and Sausage is incredibly flavorful and super easy! The sausage is hearty and savory while the cabbage is soft and tender. This is a great Whole30 dinner or meal prep!
5 from 23 votes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large white onion, chopped finely
  • 4 sausages, about 12 ounces total, sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green cabbage, chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • sea salt, to taste

Instructions 

  • First, add chopped onion, sliced sausages and olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until sausages are cooked and onions are tender.
  • Then, add in chopped cabbage and chicken broth. Season with ground pepper and sea salt.
  • Cook on medium for 20 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed and cabbage is tender.
  • Finally, remove from heat and serve!
Calories: 350kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 61mg, Sodium: 797mg, Potassium: 650mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 290IU, Vitamin C: 88mg, Calcium: 104mg, Iron: 2mg

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