German Style Sausage with Apple & Hard Cider

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Jen Smallwood

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@usmcmom1

a quick & easy german dinner....
From one of my mother's cookbooks - taste of Germany cookbook...

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Serves:
4 servings
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 8
    links, veal, beef or chicken bratwurst
  • 4
    mcintosh apples left unpeeled, sliced
  • 2
    medium onions, sliced
  • ·
    salt & ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 c
    hard apple cider
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/3 c
    a good grainy mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1
    loaf pumpernickel raisin bread, sliced

How to Make German Style Sausage with Apple & Hard Cider

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat broiler.
    Place a large skillet over medium-high heat with 2 turns of the pan of olive oil, about 2 tablespoons, and a half inch of water. Prick the sausages and place them into the pan. Cover and bring the liquids to a bubble then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer the sausages in the water until cooked through, 8-9 minutes. Remove the lid, let the water cook away and crisp and caramelize the skins of the sausages, 4-5 minutes more.
  2. Remove the sausages from the pan and add the apples and onions, season with salt and pepper, and cook until tender, 4-5 minutes. Add the hard cider, brown sugar and grainy mustard, and bring up to a bubble. Add the sausages back to the pan and cook until the liquids have reduced a bit and thickened up, 3-4 minutes.
  3. While everything is simmering, toast a few slices of pumpernickel bread under the broiler and butter them. Serve the sausages with some noodles and buttered pumpernickel toast alongside.

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About German Style Sausage with Apple & Hard Cider

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: German



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