Instant Pot Cabbage And Sausage

Instant Pot Cabbage And Sausage Recipe

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Instant Pot cabbage and sausage is the easiest one-pot dinner ever! A great bonus is the fact that it happens to be low-carb!

Instant Pot Cabbage And Sausage

After I learned how to cook cabbage in the Instant Pot and how to cook sausage in the Instant Pot, the next natural step is to make them together :) Introducing – cabbage and sausage dinner!

Instant Pot Sausage And Cabbage

Cabbage and sausage go so well together!  It’s a classic combination that’s especially popular in Europe.  So yummy and comforting, it’s a great one-pot meal that is also low in carbs!

Cabbage and Kielbasa in Instant Pot

For this recipe, you can use either raw or cooked sausage.  I like to use cooked Polish kielbasa, but you can make it with any type of sausage.  If you are using cooked sausage, you can slice it first and throw into the Instant Pot with the cabbage.  Raw sausage is hard to slice, so if you are making it with raw sausage, just put the whole sausage links with the cabbage into the Instant Pot, cook it and then slice the sausage afterwards, once it’s cooked.

Easy Cabbage And Sausage

Making Instant Pot sausage and cabbage is super easy.  All you need to do is put sliced cabbage, sausage and 1/2 cup water in the Instant Pot and pressure cook on High pressure for 10 minutes (for cooked sausage) or 12 minutes (for raw sausage).  Dinner is ready!

Cabbage and sausage dinner with pineapple cake

Did you see that cake on the picture above? That’s a slice of my upside-down pineapple cake! That cake is made totally from scratch with fresh pineapple and tastes amazing!  Want a recipe? Check out my fresh pineapple upside-down cake – this recipe is so easy to follow and turns out perfect every time!

Instant Pot Cabbage And Sausage Easy Low Carb Recipe

If you like Instant Pot cabbage and sausage, you will also love these easy recipes:

Instant Pot Egg Roll In A Bowl – another low-carb one-pot dinner! Dump the ground meat and a bag of coleslaw mix with a few seasonings and amazing hot dinner is ready! YUM!

Instant Pot Deconstructed Egg Roll

Instant Pot Chicken Adobo Recipe – authentic Filipino chicken adobo made easy in the magic Instant Pot!

Instant Pot Meatballs – this is the fastest and easiest way of making meatballs! They are super tender and juicy!

Instant Pot Green Beans – perfect steamed green beans, super quick and easy!

Instant Pot Meatloaf – ready in 30 minutes, this is the quickest way of making meatloaf! Compare that to oven-baked meatloaf that takes over an hour!

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Instant Pot Cabbage And Sausage

Instant Pot cabbage and sausage is the easiest dinner ever! A great bonus is that it's low-carb! Just dump sausage and cabbage in the Instant Pot and get a hot delicious meal in 10 minutes!
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 lb cooked sausage cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 head of cabbage cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Put water, cabbage and sausage in the Instant Pot and sprinkle with garlic powder. Close the lid and turn the valve to a Sealing position. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 10 minutes.
  • When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release (QR) the steam. Drain cabbage and sausage to remove excess water, then add salt and pepper to taste and serve.


You can also make this recipe with uncooked sausage, just increase the cooking time to 12 minutes, then cut the sausage into pieces after everything is cooked.
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