Beer Braised Brats Sandwich

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 37 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 27 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large Vidalia onion

1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

1 bay leaf

2 pounds bratwurst (about 4 large links)

1 pint pilsner or ale beer

Crusty rolls, for serving

Spicy mustard, for serving


  1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, add the oil, onions, peppercorns and bay leaf. Add the sausage. Saute until the sausages begin to brown and the onions soften, about 5 minutes. Add the ale. Be sure to turn the sausages over and continue cooking, another 2 minutes. Cook on low for 20 minutes. Serve the bratwurst with the braised onions on crusty rolls with spicy mustard.