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Irish Banger and Vegetable Skillet

Traditional Irish Bangers and Mash reinvented to be lighter, healthier, and just as tasty in this Irish Banger and Vegetable Skillet made with carrots, cauliflower, and cabbage.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banger Skillet, Irish Banger and Vegetable Skillet, Irish Banger Skillet
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 402kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound Irish Banger Sausage
  • 2.5 tbsp dry white wine (or your favorite beer)
  • 2 medium yellow onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 10 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into small florets
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 apples (Fuji work great) cored and chopped
  • 1 small green cabbage cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme


  • In a large skillet with a tight-fitting lid, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat until it shimmers and is hot. Carefully add the sausage and reduce heat to medium. Cook, turning occasionally, until browned and fully cooked. Transfer the sausage to a plate.
  • Add wine (or beer) to skillet and scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pan (the liquid with boil off. that's ok). Add a small splash of oil to the pan along with the onions, garlic, and carrots. Mix well. Sauteé for approximately 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the cauliflower florets, salt, pepper, and dried thyme. Mix well and cover with lid. Continue to cook over medium heat for approximately 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until carrots and cauliflower just start to soften.
  • Add the apples to the skillet and mix well. Cover again and cook for an additional 2 minutes before adding the cabbage and fresh thyme. Mix and cook for 1-2 minutes more. Taste for salt and season as you see necessary. Continue to cook until vegetables reach desired tenderness.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes or buttered bread.


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 1132mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 17190IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2.4mg
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Banger Skillet, Irish Banger and Vegetable Skillet, Irish Banger Skillet
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