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Country Brats
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Brats aren't just for warm-weather grilling. This stovetop version lets you enjoy bratwursts any time of year.
Updated Aug 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 6 fully cooked bratwurst
  • 1 can or bottle (12 oz) beer
  • 3/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper, if desired
  • 3 tablespoons spicy brown or Dijon mustard
  • 6 bratwurst buns, split

Steps

  • 1
    Pierce each bratwurst with fork 3 or 4 times. In 2-quart saucepan, heat beer and bratwurst to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes or until bratwurst are thoroughly heated; drain.
  • 2
    Mix relish and bell pepper. Spread mustard on buns. Place bratwursts in buns. Spoon 2 tablespoons relish over top of each bratwurst.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Want a browned, grilled look on your brats? Drain the beer, then heat the cooked bratwurst in the saucepan over medium heat until browned.

Nutrition

440 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 14g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
1330mg
56%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
15g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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