Cider Glazed Brats with Apples and Onions

This sweet cider glaze with apples and onions is the perfect complement to these smoky bratwurst links.


6 servings


2 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, thinly sliced
salt and pepper to taste
1 (14 ounce) package cooked smoked bratwurst (6 links)
2 cups apple cider
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cut into julienne strips


In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook onions about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add bratwurst links; increase heat to medium-high. Cook about 8 minutes or until bratwurst are brown on all sides. Stir in apple cider and brown sugar. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; simmer about 5 minutes. Remove bratwurst from skillet; place on plate. Cover; set aside.

Add apple to skillet; cook 10 minutes or until apple softens and sauce thickens. Return bratwurst to skillet. Serve.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Additional Information

Fresh bratwurst can also be used. Just adjust your cooking time as directed on the package.

Brats can be served on rolls with spicy mustard.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: unavailable

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