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Spicy Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Melt

By Jason Fung, MD

Spicy Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Melt

This is a fantastic family style skillet meal that you can put together any time. With all the spice from the sausage, you don’t need to get very many of seasonings out to flavor this dish. The cabbage adds a lot of crunch and the dish gets a light creaminess from Colby Jack cheese, which...
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Total Time 36 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 398 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 sausages - spicy Italian chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups green cabbage shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups purple cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 oz Colby Jack cheese (2 slices)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped fresh

Instructions
 

  • Remove casings from sausages and rough chop. Chop onion and shred cabbage if not using pre-shredded cabbage.
  • Melt coconut oil in a large skillet and add onion and cabbage. Cook over medium-high heat until the vegetables begin to become tender, about 8 minutes.
  • Add sausage, stirring to mix it into the cabbage and onions. Cook 8 minutes more.
  • Add the cheese on top and cover the skillet.
  • Turn off the heat and wait 5 minutes while the cheese melts into the cabbage and vegetables. Remove the lid from the skillet and stir.
  • Top with cilantro and serve immediately right from the skillet.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Melt
Amount per Serving
Calories
398
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
34
g
52
%
Saturated Fat
 
16
g
100
%
Cholesterol
 
75
mg
25
%
Sodium
 
641
mg
28
%
Potassium
 
384
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
17
g
34
%
Vitamin A
 
616
IU
12
%
Vitamin C
 
31
mg
38
%
Calcium
 
135
mg
14
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Mexican
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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