Oktoberfest Stew October 25 2016

This tasty stew is perfect for a chilly afternoon. Adapted from a recipe on The Cozy Apron.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) package kielbasa sausage 
  • 1 1/2 onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 head small cabbage, halved again, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bottle of your favorite Oktoberfest lager
  • 2 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed to bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups hot vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Detroit Fig Leaf Drinking Vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste


Cook the sliced sausages in the oil until brown. Add onions, and allow to caramelize until golden brown. Add cabbage, stir to combine. Add garlic, stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Allow to cook for a few minutes, then add the Oktoberfest beer. Allow lager to reduce for about 3 minutes. Add potatoes and hot vegetable stock. Cover and let simmer for 30-40 minutes. Add in the vinegar just before serving, stir well and enjoy!