[mv_schema_meta name="cook kielbasa"]Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add the kielbasa and cook for 10 minutes, or until browned, stirring occasionally. [mv_img id="24691"]
[mv_schema_meta name="cook cabbage"]Reduce the heat and remove the kielbasa from the pan. Set aside. Add the butter and onion to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the cabbage to the pan and cook uncovered for 10 minutes, or until the cabbage is cooked, stirring fairly often. [mv_img id="24692"]
[mv_schema_meta name="combine cabbage and kielbasa"]Stir in the paprika, salt, and pepper. Return the sausage to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes, or until the sausage is heated through. Season with salt and pepper (if using). [mv_img id="24693"]
Cut the cabbage and onions and slice the kielbasa ahead of time to save time during meal prep.
Stir in 1 tablespoon of red wine to deglaze the skillet after removing the kielbasa from the skillet.
Cover the cabbage to allow it to steam cook faster, stirring intermittently.
Make this recipe your way
Swap some of the red cabbage out for the green cabbage
Stir in some cooked egg noodles to the cooked kielbasa and cabbage in skillet
Sprinkle 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes in with the smoked paprika.
Swap sliced hot dogs for the kielbasa.
Stir in 2 teaspoons of caraway seeds with the cabbage.
Stir in 1 large diced baked potato with the kielbasa. Remove with the kielbasa when ready to cook the cabbage.
Add 1 (15 oz) can stew tomatoes to the cabbage mixture.