MIDWESTERN-STYLE BEER BRATS

 

  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 6 bratwurst sausages
  • 6 cups lager beer
  • 2 large onions, sliced, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 red or green bell peppers, cored and sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 bratwurst buns or hoagie rolls, split lengthwise
  • Mustard

Directions

  • Prick the bratwurst all over with a fork. In a medium pot, combine the bratwurst, beer, and half the onions. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until bratwurst are firm and cooked through. Transfer the bratwurst to a plate. Reserve some of the cooking liquid.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the remaining onions and the bell peppers. Cook about 15 minutes or until very soft, tossing occasionally.
  • Add the bratwurst to the skillet in the last 5 minutes of cooking to lightly brown. If the vegetables begin to get too dark, add a few tablespoons of the bratwurst cooking liquid. Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper.
  • To serve, spread each bun with mustard. Fill each bun with a brat. Top with sauteed peppers and onions.

Notes

Categories: Dinner  Finger Food  Lunch  Main Dish  Pork  Sandwich  Snack  Stove 

Author Credit: Deen Brothers

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