Bratwurst refers to a sausage that contains meat, which is usually veal, beef and pork. The sausage is commonly cooked in beer or it is grilled. To learn how to cook bratwurst and to have ideas about the different cooking methods that can be used to prepare the sausage, it is important to look at dishes that use the processed food as the key ingredient or main ingredient.
Bratwurst in Beer
This luscious and delightful dish serves four individuals. The ingredients include four fully cooked bratwurst, a cup of beer, a tablespoon of cornstarch, a tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce, a teaspoon of sugar and 1/8 teaspoon dried minced garlic. In addition to these ingredients, you will use a teaspoon of Tabasco sauce, a small can of sauerkraut and four toasted frankfurter buns.
Mix Tabasco sauce, garlic, sugar, cornstarch, Worcestershire sauce and beer in a microwaveable dish. Place the dish in a microwave and set to high. Cook for six minutes. Add the sauerkraut and cover the dish. Change the setting to medium high. Return to microwave and cook for 10 minutes. Transfer the sausages in a clean plate. Heat the buns in the microwave for a minute. Put the sausages in the buns and serve immediately.
If you are planning to serve this dish, you need two pounds of bratwurst, three potatoes cut into quarter, an onion, a small can cream of mushroom soup, ½ can water and ½ can milk. Slice the sausages into several portions. Fry the sausages and remove the oil. Pour ½ teaspoon of vegetable oil in a casserole and place the potatoes, onions and sausages. Pour the milk, water and cream of mushroom soup in the casserole. Season with pepper and salt. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook for one and a half hour.
Bratwurst and Cabbage
The ingredients for this special nutritious entrée are two pounds bratwurst sausage, four medium size potatoes, two medium size carrots, a small onion and ½ head medium cabbage. Fry the sausage in a skillet for five minutes on each side. Drain excess oil and set aside. Peel and slice the carrots, potatoes and onion. Put the sliced vegetables in a large pot. Fill the pot with water or until the vegetables are covered. Top the vegetables with the sausage and sliced cabbage. Cover the pot and place over medium fire. Cook the dish for 30 minutes to 40 minutes. Transfer the dish in a bowl and serve with four cups of rice.