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Apple Onion Sausage Appetizers Recipe

Apple Onion Sausage Appetizers Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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. Yield: 2-4 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed 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."

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