Grilled Sausages with Caramelized Onions and Apples

Grilled Sausages with Caramelized Onions and Apples


"Apples, onions, and grilled sausages make a perfect meal for autumn. Try it served with boiled or roasted new potatoes, a mix of fresh vegetables, and some warm crusty bread! Use any dinner sausage--bangers, turkey, beef, bratwurst, whatever you like!"
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35 m servings 288 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 288 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Prepare grill for high heat.
  2. With a fork, poke sausages several times. Place in a pot, cover with water, and simmer over medium-high heat until cooked through, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  3. Warm butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onions, and cook until soft and translucent. Stir in apples, vinegar, and brown sugar; cook, stirring gently, until caramelized, about 10 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Meanwhile, place sausages on grill (or under broiler), and cook until well browned. Serve on a mound of caramelized apples and onions.


  1. 135 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

yummm!!! I really like this fall themed recipe. I live in Germany so apples and sausage is in no short suppy and am always looking for delicious recipes that include both of them. Anyways I made...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe was good, but not exceptional. I used smoked apple sausage that was pre-cooked, so I skipped the boiling step and grilled them on my George Foreman. The apple/onion mixture was good,...

yummm!!! I really like this fall themed recipe. I live in Germany so apples and sausage is in no short suppy and am always looking for delicious recipes that include both of them. Anyways I made...

I really enjoyed this but I made a few alterations. I used sweet italian sausages, granny smith apples, red wine vinegar & I was out of brown sugar so I used 5 tbp. red wine vinegar, 5 tbp. suga...

I have made this two times. The first time I used bangers and followed the recipe, except I split open the sausages before placing them under the broiler. I liked it alot but my husband thought ...

A bit vinegar-y for my taste but good. I will add less vinegar next time, but I will make again.

Hubbie and I thought this was yummy. I used pre-cooked kielbasa, so skipped the boiling, and just added it sliced up into the apple/onion mixture after it caramalized.

I thought this was delicious. My husband thought the apples tasted "funny". I'll give it a 4 as an average score. I used a chicken and apple sausage for the dish, I also think the apple and onio...

To keep this dish from completely veering off into candyland, it's best to choose a spicier sausage, a non-sweet variety of onion and tart apples. I used apple cider from a local orchard and st...

This was so tasty. I was looking for a quick supper and a little something different...did a search for sausages (because that's what I had out of the freezer) and what a pleasant surprise. We...

I used our homemade Moose sausage and just did them in the fry pan made the sauce separate and simmered them together. Very good and I will make them again.