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Apple Onion Sausage Appetizers

This appetizer is both sweet and savory. The apples add freshness to the heavier sausage dish.—Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2-4 servings


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons apple jelly
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 8 ounces miniature smoked sausage links
  • 1 small apple, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons water


  • In a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in apple jelly and brown sugar; add sausage links. Cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Add apple.
  • Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 258 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 597mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • loveswoodturning
    Dec 15, 2012

    This recipe is great for a main course too! I didn't have any apple jelly on hand so I just used raspberry jelly. It added a nice extra flavor.