Let’s face it, when we grew up we just didn’t like or appreciate the taste of cabbage. My mom’s way of cooking cabbage; boil it to flavor death. Or, she would boil it, then cover it with cheese, crackers and milk. What can I say? It is the Kentucky way.
The advantages to exposing your children to vegetables when they are young is they will appreciate them when they are older. Even try them a few different ways to improve the taste! Steaming cabbage, for instance is a wonderful way to extract the sweetness of the cabbage, while retaining much of the benefits. …and flavor!
Aidells Chicken Apple Sausage is MSG free. Although a little high in sodium at 640mg per link, this sausage has no harmful nitrates. Also, the vegetables are so flavorful with a savory blend of Greek spices you can avoid the salt altogether in this part of the dish. As with all choices, way the costs.
It is possible to look for other ways to avoid sodium in other meals that day if this dish sounds appealing.
Steamed Cabbage With Chicken Apple Sausage:
1 Head Organic Cabbage (Rinsed and Chopped)
2 Cloves Minced Garlic
1 Package Aidells Chicken Apple Sausage
4 Carrots (Peeled and chopped)
1 Onion (Peeled and chopped)
1 Turnip (Peeled and chopped)
1 Teaspoon Parsley
1 Teaspoon Basil
1 Teaspoon Oregano
1 Teaspoon Rosemary
1 Teaspoon Thyme
1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper
1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
In a large pot place about a half a cup of water place the chopped cabbage in the pot and cover with the lid. Meanwhile, chop the rest of the vegetables and add them to the pot, stirring frequently. Lastly, add the spices. Steam the vegetables until they are just tender.
Prepare sausage according to package directions. You can bake them or sauté them in a pan whole or sliced, until done. Add them to the vegetable mix and it’s ready to serve.
As you put on this steamed cabbage with sausage also……. “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,” Colossians 3:12
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