Kielbasa with Warm Apple-Bacon Slaw

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Ingredients (12)

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces smoked kielbasa
  • 2 strips bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 cups finely sliced red cabbage
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 green apple, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider or rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Summary

A warm, bacon-flavored slaw gets a twist with apples and an apple cider dressing. Served with browned and sliced kielbasa, it’s an easy, one-pan, weeknight meal.

Instructions

  1. 1Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Cook kielbasa, turning once, until browned about 5 minutes total. Transfer to a plate and tent with foil.
  2. 2Cook bacon in the same pan, stirring often, until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and pour off all but 1 tablespoon of fat. Cook cabbage, bell pepper, onion, apple, and carrots until just starting to soften, about 5 minutes. Mix in vinegar, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Stir in bacon and serve slaw with kielbasa.
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