slow cooker sausage and cabbage

Slow Cooker Sausage and Cabbage

A delicious, hearty sausage and cabbage meal all cooked in the slow cooker! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 -1 cup servings
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula


  • 1 package Chicken Apple Sausage sliced with casings removed
  • 1/2 head green cabbage sliced into chunks
  • 1 large apple peeled, cored, sliced into large chunks
  • 3 shallots peeled and diced
  • 3 medium russet potatoes peeled and sliced into chunks
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp white rice vinegar
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • reduced sodium seasoned salt to taste
  • Old Bay seasoning to taste
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth


  1. Remove the casing from the chicken sausage and slice the chicken sausage on the diagonal. 

  2. Place the sliced sausage in a hot skillet and sear until blackened.

  3. Add the seared chicken sausage to the slow cooker. 

  4. Wash and dice up the cabbage into large chunks and add to the slow cooker.

  5. Peel the potatoes using a potato peeler and dice into large chunks. Add to the slow cooker.

  6. Peel and dice the shallots and add to the slow cooker. 

  7. Peel, core, and slice one apple into large chunks and add to the slow cooker. 

  8. Add in the broth, lemon juice, and all seasonings except the vinegar and stir well. 

  9. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours or low 6 hours. 

  10. Once cooked, stir in the vinegar and serve hot. 

Recipe Notes

Omit the russet potatoes for a Keto or low carb version of this recipe.