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Instant Pot Cabbage and Smoked Sausage

Instant Pot Cabbage and Smoked Sausage

The Instant Pot infuses the shredded cabbage and carrots with the flavors of the smoked sausage.  Instant Pot Cabbage and Smoked Sausage is a quick way to create a one-pot down-home meal.
Using shredded coleslaw speeds up and simplifies meal preparation.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Time to bring Instant Pot to Pressure 5 minutes plus 3 minutes for Quick Release 8 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 4


Instant Pot


  • 7 oz package of John Morrell Smoked Sausage or your favorite brand - sliced into coins
  • 2 packages Dole Classic Coleslaw with green cabbage and shredded carrot or 1 small to medium-size cabbage shredded or cut into junks and 1 carrot shredded
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • cup frozen chopped onions or fresh onion chopped
  • 1 cup of vegetable stock or broth
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Set your Instant Pot to Saute, and saute the sausage until well browned.
    Instant Pot Cabbage and Smoked Sausage
  • Add the butter and saute the onions until thawed and clear
  • Now, add the cabbage and carrot.
  • Stir in the cup of vegetable broth.
  • Cancel the saute function.
  • Place the lid on the pot, ensure that the valve is in the "sealing" position, and lock the lid.
  • Press the pressure cook button, pressure level high (display should show More High,) and set time for 2 minutes.
  • When cooking time is up, use the quick release method.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
    Instant Pot Cabbage and Smoked Sausage


For even more flavor, you could add a package of those small potatoes that are available in your produce department. 
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