Bratwurst Burgers with Apricot-Kraut Relish

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 30 Min
Servings N/A
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 1 (15 oz.) can sauerkraut with caraway seeds, drained
  • 2 tbsps. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. prepared mustard
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1 medium sweet onion, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 8 bratwurst patties (2 lbs.)
  • Seasoning Salt
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 8 sandwich buns

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add sauerkraut; saute 10 minutes or until sauerkraut begins to turn golden. Stir in brown sugar, mustard and preserves. Remove from heat.

  • Step 2

    THREAD onion slices onto wooden skewers. Coat onions with no-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of bratwurst patties with seasoning salt.

  • Step 3

    COAT unheated grill grate with no-stick cooking spray. Heat grill to high (400° to 425°F). Place whole red pepper on grill. Roast for 12 minutes, turning frequently, until dark and blistered. Immediately place in bowl with tight fitting lid to steam for 5 minutes. Rinse under cool water to remove core, seeds and charred peel.

  • Step 4

    REDUCE grill to medium-high (350° to 400°F). Grill patties 4 to 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reads 145°F. Grill skewered onions 3 minutes, turn. Grill another 4 to 6 minutes. Toast the buns, if desired.

  • Step 5

    SLICE pepper. Remove onions from skewers. Add to sauerkraut mixture. Heat through. Serve bratwurst patties on buns, topped with apricot-sauerkraut relish.

Serving size
(1 sandwich of 8)

  • Calories 560
  • Calories from Fat290g
  • Total Fat 33g
  • Saturated Fat 50g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 1350mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 48g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 20g
  • Protein 19g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet