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Pitawurst

Every August, our town hosts a Bratwurst Festival. To celebrate the sausage season, we stuff brats and sauerkraut inside pita bread. —Brooke Young, Bucyrus, OH
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) uncooked bratwurst links, casings removed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons stone-ground mustard
  • 8 pita pocket halves, warmed

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bratwurst, onion and pepper over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until bratwurst is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, breaking up bratwurst into crumbles; drain. Stir in sauerkraut; heat through.
  • For sauce, in a small bowl, mix sour cream and mustard. Fill pita halves with bratwurst mixture; serve with sauce.
Nutrition Facts
2 filled pita halves with about 1 tablespoon sauce: 706 calories, 46g fat (17g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 2260mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • Jason
    Sep 8, 2019

    I have not made this particular recipe. I googled to find a recipe for these. I also am from Bucyrus lol.

  • chris_giles18
    Dec 6, 2015

    Easy and tasty.

  • brkornhaus
    Aug 31, 2015

    We don't especially care for pita bread, so I used warm flatbread, spread with sauce, topped with brat mixture and folded in half, taco-style. I also used spicy brown mustard instead of stone-ground, as that's what I had on hand. My hard-to-please husband gave it two thumbs up, saying, "It's a keeper!"

  • Beema
    Jul 13, 2015

    OOOOH, these were soooo good. I cut the recipe in half to make just two sandwiches, just for me (yum). The sauerkraut that I buy comes in a glass jar, so it is easy to refrigerate and keep for another time. I did not have, and don't particularly like pita, so I used a large hoagie roll, toasted, and that was perfect. I really like the addition of the sour cream and the mustard. You are in for a treat, and so easy to make. This wurst is the best (groan, couldn't resist!)