Wunderbar! A fantastic dish that pairs gloriously with a variety of sides like Boston Baked Beans. The forerunner of the American frankfurter, this is a must-try with a fine American craft or old German beer.
Bratwurst in Beer Sauce

Bratwurst in Beer Sauce
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: German
Serves: 4
  • 8 fresh bratwurst
  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 Cup dark beer (double bock or a similarly sweet beer)
  1. Place bratwurst in center of cooking grate. Grill 18 to 25 minutes until no longer pink in the center, turning once halfway through grilling time.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat flour and oil over low heat, stirring frequently, until light brown. Add marjoram and caraway seeds. Gradually whisk in dark beer. Bring sauce to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. Place bratwurst in sauce to coat. Serve with remaining sauce.
This recipe yields 4 servings.

Beer Recommendation: Try a classic German Märzen beer or a full-bodied American craft beer with intense caramel flavors.

Comments: The definitive recipe for this grilled classic. Serve with brown bread, Boston Baked Beans, sauerkraut, and sweet mustard.

Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Per serving Calories: 28 Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 2g Sodium: trace Fiber: trace Protein: trace Cholesterol: 0mg

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