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Grilled Sausage Foil Packets with Cabbage and Potatoes

Grilled Sausage and Cabbage Foil Packets with Potatoes is a delicious recipe that can be made ahead of time and grilled or baked in the oven when needed.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Chicken, Gluten Free, Pork
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 360kcal


  • 1/2 head cabbage
  • 1 pound potatoes * I use small golden potatoes
  • 1 shallot * sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic * minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 sausage links * variety of your choice
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • fresh parsley * optional, garnish


  • You will need 4 pieces of aluminum foil, each about 2 feet long. Preheat your grill to 325-350°F (or medium heat).
  • Cut the head of cabbage in half and then one of the halves into quarters (save the other half for another use). Cut each quarter into approximately 1-inch chunks and place onto the center of each sheet of aluminum foil.
  • Dice the shallot and evenly distribute it over the 4 piles of cabbage. Mince the garlic and add that evenly to each packet, as well.
  • Cut the potatoes into bite size pieces and divide them evenly among the packets. Season each packet with salt and pepper.
  • Slice each sausage link into 8 pieces. Scatter them on top of the packets. Top each packet with 1 Tablespoon of the butter.
  • Fold the long edges of the foil over the ingredients, and tightly roll up the sides.
  • Place the foil packets on the grill and cook for about 15 minutes. 
  • After 15 minutes, open a packet and check the potatoes for fork tenderness. If needed, heat an addition 2-5 minutes, but watch closely as to not burn the cabbage.
  • See notes section for how to bake in the oven.


Tips and Techniques for the Best Grilled Sausage and Cabbage Foil Packets

  • You can also use pretty much any variety of sausage that you prefer with this recipe.
  • To bake these Sausage and Cabbage foil packets, preheat your oven to 350°F. Assemble the packets as directed in the recipe, then place on a baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender, being careful not to burn the cabbage.
** Nutritional information is given as an estimate and may vary.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 994mg | Potassium: 608mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 720IU | Vitamin C: 40.7mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 4.8mg