PAN-GRILLED SAUSAGES WITH APPLES AND ONIONS



Good for beans and weenies night.

3 tablespoons butter

4 fully cooked sausages (13 ounces total)

1 medium onion, sliced1 medium-size tart apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, sliced

1 cup apple cider or apple juice

2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add sausages and cook until beginning to brown, turning occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add onion and apple to sausages in pan; cook until onion and apple are tender and brown, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Add apple cider and chopped sage; increase heat to high and stir until liquid is slightly reduced, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Using slotted spoon, transfer onion and apple to 2 plates, dividing equally. Top with sausages. Whisk remaining 2 tablespoons butter into cider mixture. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle over sausages and serve.