Honey & Beer Skillet Bratwursts Recipe

by Beth Montgomery on March 13, 2010 · 3 comments

in Frugal Cooking, Main Dish Recipes, Recipes

For some reason, though neither my husband nor I drink beer, I always have it around.   I love to cook with beer.   It can really add flavor to recipes.   Is this just an Hoosier thing?

The other day I was in the mood for bratwursts, but I wanted to try something different.   Beer makes everything taste better right? So I grabbed out a beer and poured it in, along with some chopped vegetables.   My husband came inside and gagged.   The entire kitchen smelled of beer and the recipe was overwhelming   in smell and taste.   So, I started going to work to counteract the beer flavor.   In the end, my husband devoured it and told me to “add this to the list!”   It was amazingly delicious.

Now, you can whip it up too:

- – Ingredients – -

  1. 3 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  2. 1 Package Bratwursts (sliced)
  3. 1 Can Beer
  4. 1 TBSP Dry Mustard
  5. 1 Small Onion (chopped)
  6. 1 Small Pepper (green, red, or yellow or a combination, chopped)
  7. 2 TBSP Honey
  8. 1 Cup Rice

- – Directions – -

  1. Pour the olive oil into your skillet and heat on medium-high.   Add brats and then cook until brats are cooked through.
  2. Next add chopped vegetables and cook until they are soft and onions are clear.
  3. Mix beer, mustard, and honey in a bowl, then pour into skillet.
  4. Add rice and stir together.
  5. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to low.   Simmer about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!

- – Centsible Cooking Tips & More – -

  1. Be Centsible: Stock up on Bratwurst during the summer. They usually hit the lowest price around holiday in which most people cook out, like Independence Day.
  2. Change It Up: Try honey flavored beer, if you have it on hand, instead of beer and honey.   Or use regular mustard instead of dry mustard.   You can use the same amount.

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