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Brats in a Blanket With German Potato Salad

Total Time - 45 minutes / Makes 4 (with leftovers) Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Begin bratwurst recipe
  • While brats cook, prepare potato salad - 25 minutes
  • Complete brats and serve - 20 minutes

Brats in a Blanket


4 (3-oz) links frozen bratwurst, thawed
4 Bakery hot dog buns
8 thin slices provolone cheese
4 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard, divided
1/2 cup canned sauerkraut (drained), divided
4 tablespoons smoked julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes, divided
aluminum foil

  1. Cook bratwurst in a skillet (or on a grill) following package instructions.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Slice hot dog buns open, if needed. Cut cheese slices in half. Spread 1 tablespoon mustard on inside of each bun. Place 2 half slices of cheese and bratwurst in each bun; top with 2 tablespoons sauerkraut, 1 tablespoon tomatoes, and top with 2 more half slices of cheese.
  3. Place each bratwurst on a 12x12-inch sheet of foil and roll up tightly. Place in oven (or return to grill); cook 10–12 minutes, turning occasionally, or until hot and cheese is melted. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 550kcal; FAT 35g; CHOL 110mg; SODIUM 1710mg; CARB 26g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 30g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 4%; CALC 30%; IRON 10%

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German Potato Salad


1 (24-oz) bag baby potatoes, halved
4 slices bacon
2 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • Slice potatoes.
  • Cut bacon into 1/4-inch pieces.

  1. Combine potatoes and water; microwave on HIGH 7–8 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place bacon in pan; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until crisp. Stir in sugar and vinegar; cook and stir 1–2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Stir potatoes into bacon and cover; cook and stir 4–5 minutes or until potatoes begin to break down slightly and sauce has thickened. Remove pan from heat; stir in pepper. Cover and let stand until ready to serve. (Makes 6 servings.)

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 190kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 10mg; SODIUM 140mg; CARB 27g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 0%; VIT C 6%; CALC 8%; IRON 6%

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Add to your grocery list 4 hot dog buns

Add to your grocery list 8 thin slices provolone cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup canned sauerkraut
Add to your grocery list 4 tbsp cider vinegar
Add to your grocery list 4 tbsp country-style Dijon mustard

Add to your grocery list 4 slices bacon
Add to your grocery list 4 (3-oz) links frozen bratwurst

Add to your grocery list 1 (24-oz) bag baby potatoes
Add to your grocery list 4 tbsp smoked julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list aluminum foil
Add to your grocery list 3 tbsp sugar

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with fresh-cut fruit, coleslaw, and cupcakes for dessert.
  • Bratwurst can also be grilled or broiled; just follow the package instructions.
  • If using refrigerated, cooked bratwurst, the cook time will be less than noted.
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