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Sausage, Apple and Sauerkraut Skillet Supper

Photo: Dominic Perri; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins

Serves 4

"This dish was inspired by my love of German food." Tricia Cable, 36, Prescott Valley, Ariz.  


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces fully cooked chicken-apple sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 16-oz. jar sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon packed light brown sugar
  • Pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 288
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • protein 15 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 103 mg
  • sodium 1376 mg

How to Make It

  1. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes. Remove to a plate using a slotted spoon.

  2. Melt butter in same skillet over medium heat and add onion. Cook, stirring, until translucent, about 4 minutes. Stir in apples and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Return sausage to skillet, along with sauerkraut, cider vinegar and sugar. Stir to combine. Cook, stirring, until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Season generously with pepper, then serve.