Sausage with Caramelized Radicchio and Onions

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Radicchio's slight bitterness is balanced here by the sweetness of the caramelized red onions.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 20 min
320 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Diabetes-friendly


1 red onions, thinly sliced 150 g
1 radicchio (red chicory), thinly sliced 300 g
1 tsp butter, unsalted 5 g
4 tsp olive oil 20 mL
3 chicken sausages, gluten-free 220 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 tbsp wine vinegar 15 mL
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 15 mL

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.


  1. Prepare the vegetables: Thinly slice the onions and radicchio. Set aside separately.
  2. Heat the butter and half of the oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onions then sauté with frequent stirring until they are softened and golden-coloured, about 20 min.
  3. While the onions cook, prepare the sausages. Prick them in a few spots using a fork then put them in a saucepan. Cover the sausages with water then bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 5 min. Take the sausages out of the water and pat them dry.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in another skillet over medium heat. Add the sausages and sauté 4-5 min, until they become golden-coloured. Turn them a few times while cooking. When they are done, keep them warm while the onions continue to cook.
  5. Add the radicchio to the onions and sauté until it is wilted, about 5 min. Add the two vinegars and cook over medium-high heat until the liquid is absorbed, about 1 min. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the onion-radicchio mixture alongside the sausages.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (320g)


% Daily Value




18 g

28 %

Saturated 4 g
+ Trans 0.5 g

23 %


90 mg


710 mg

29 %


14 g

5 %


2 g

9 %


5 g


25 g

Vitamin A

104 %

Vitamin C

27 %


6 %


18 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 4 servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 ¼ servings


This recipe is :
Low  :
Calories, Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2
Excellent source of  :
Copper, Folacin, Niacin, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Free  :
Added Sugar


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 2
Meat and Alternatives 3
Fats 3 ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | High Iron | Low Saturated Fat | Halal | Low Calorie | Diabetes-friendly | Italian