Sausage & Sprouts

Updated on May 26, 2017

Sausage & Sprouts

Brussel sprouts contain a wealth of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and protein. They can be flavorfully combined to share the center, not just the side, of a dish.

Was it easy?

5 stars from 3 ratings of Sweet and Savory Sausage & Brussel Sprouts

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 4 servings


  • 12 oz Link Sausage, Thinly Sliced (Pork and Venison used here)
  • 1 package or ~ 1 lb Brussel Sprouts, Thinly Sliced
  • 1 small Yellow Onion, Medium Sliced
  • 1 medium Granny Smith Apple, Cored, Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • To Taste Salt and Pepper
  • Serve over... Grain, (Mushroom Couscous used)
  • As Needed Olive Oil

Get Cooking

  1. In a large fry pan, heat one tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion and saute, turning occasionally for 3-4 minutes or until the sausage browns slightly.
  2. Add the sprouts and apple, salt and pepper. Continue to saute 2 minutes. Add brown sugar, vinegar, and water. Toss 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and cover. Let sit 5-10 minutes.
  3. Serve over your choice of grain or bread. Sprinkle with cheese if desired.

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        Lena Durante 11 months ago from San Francisco Bay Area

        Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables. I often cook mine with a little apple cider vinegar, so I know the apple combination is good. And with pork? Perfection.