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Bratwurst Potato Skillet for Two Recipe

Bratwurst Potato Skillet for Two Recipe

My husband's grandmother came from Germany, so I was inspired to keep the German cooking traditions going in our family. This skillet dinner is one of the dishes she made. —Lucy Bradshaw New Bern, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium red potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 fully cooked bratwurst links, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper


  • 1. In a heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add the potatoes; cover and cook for 6 minutes or until browned and crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Add bratwurst, onion and green pepper. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until meat is heated through and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3. Combine the soy sauce, orange juice, basil, salt and pepper; add to the skillet. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until meat and vegetables are evenly coated. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 492 calories, 36 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 1,697 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Reviews for Bratwurst Potato Skillet for Two

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"Next time I will brown the potatoes longer. It came out very tasty."

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2012

"This was okay -- the flavor was something different with the soy sauce and orange juice. We liked it all right, but I don't think I'd make it again."

Reviewed Oct. 17, 2011

"Yum! Excellent recipe for two people. I used worky sauce instead of the soy, though."

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"It is quick and easy. My husband loved it. I will make one change mushrooms instead of the green pepper"

Reviewed Mar. 29, 2010

"I ate 1 serving but through the rest away. I did not care for the soy mixture. I have never had a problem with soy in recipes in the past."

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"To Brittnie. How about a green salad and green beans with this meal? When in doubt this is what I fix. FancyBetty"

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"what kind of side dishes would go with his?"

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2008

"This is really good and quick recipe. My son and I love Bratwurst."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer