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Saucy Bratwurst Supper

 Saucy Bratwurst Supper
For a change-of-pace dinner menu, I pull out this sensational bratwurst recipe. The caraway and other seasonings give this meaty main dish wonderful old-world flair. My husband thinks it's terrific. -Robin Huber, Calgary, Alberta
4-6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.


  • 4 to 6 fresh Johnsonville® Original Bratwurst
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water


  • In a large skillet, brown bratwurst; remove and set aside. In the
  • same skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add
  • mushrooms, tomatoes, vinegar, bay leaf, caraway, salt and pepper.
  • Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Return bratwurst to skillet. Add apple juice; bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 18-22 minutes or until a thermometer
  • reads 160°.
  • Discard bay leaf. Remove bratwurst; keep warm. Combine cornstarch and

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Saucy Bratwurst Supper (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • water until smooth. Gradually add to sauce mixture; bring to a boil.
  • Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Serve with the bratwurst. Yield: 4-6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 251 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.
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