Sauteed sausage and onions with cabernet sauvignon

Splash your cabernet in a pan of sausages and cook one of the simplest and quickest appetizers that you can create in a few minutes. You will love the taste of wine both in this dish and in your glass.

sauteed sausage and onions with cabernet sauvignon

Sausage and onions are well-known partners. When you add some good red wine, the dish comes out even better. Enjoy a glass of wine with this simple and delicious appetizer that takes just a few minutes to cook.

Sauteed sausage and onions with cabernet sauvignon

Serves 2


  • 8 ounces bite-size sausages
  • 1/4 cup cabernet sauvignon (or substitute another red wine)
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1/8 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 medium onion, sliced to rings
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, saute the onions for 1 minute.
  2. Add the sausages and toast for 8 minutes.
  3. Pour in the cabernet and wait for the alcohol to evaporate, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato puree, then cook for another 10 minutes.
  5. At the end of cooking, season with the fennel seeds, salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot.

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