All of the flavors with almost none of the dirty dishes! This one-pan recipe is so simply and tasty, it’s made it onto our regular meal plan rotation. We simply swap out the type of sausage. We’re always on the lookout for good, sugar-free sausage that also low-FODMAP friendly without garlic and onion. Do you have any recommendations? The original recipe is from David Tanis of the The New York Times. This is one of the only recipes where we include the yellow onion, because it’s cooked separately from the apples and sausages.
One-Pan Apples, Sausages, and Onions
- 4 tbsp vegan butter
- 1 Yellow Onion
- Kosher salt to taste
- freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 cloves
- 3 allspice berries
- 1 tsp caraway seeds
- 1 sprig fresh thyme
- 4 large tart apples
- 8 3-4 oz bratwurst or other sausages
- Prep onions and apples. Slice the onions into 1/2-inch half moons. Peel and slice apples into 1/2-inch slices.
- Put two tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced onion and season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Stir to coat the onion with butter. Add the bay leaf, cloves, allspice, 1/2 tsp of caraway, and thyme. Cook until the onions soften and brown, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside on a large platter.
- Add two more tablespoons of butter and the remaining caraway into the pan with the apple slices. Brown the apples on both sides, which should take 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the apples from the skillet and add to the large platter alongside the onions. Place the platter in a warm oven (200-225 degrees).
- Lower the heat to medium and add the sausages to the pan. Prick each sausage a few times with a toothpick, fork, or knife. Brown the sausages on the first side for 6-8 minutes.
- Once the sausages are browned, turn them over and add 1/2 cup of water to the skillet. Continue to let the sausages brown on the second side while the water slowly evaporates; about 5 minutes.
- Once fully browned, add sausages to the center of your large platter. Enjoy!