Potato Bratwurst Skillet
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3 medium red potatoes, cubed
- 1 cup beef broth
- 5 fully cooked bratwurst links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 2 medium tart apples, peeled and cubed
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter
- In a skillet, bring potatoes and broth to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add bratwurst, apples, onion and salt; cook for 5-10 minutes or until potatoes are tender and broth has evaporated.
- Push bratwurst mixture to the sides of pan. Place sugar in the center of pan; cook until sugar is melted and golden brown. Add butter; cook and stir until butter is melted. Toss with the bratwurst mixture; serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 266 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.
Jul 11, 2020
Fantastic. Easy. Tasty. Cheap. Fast. We all love it! We were not a huge fan of the apples, so leave those out. If I have apple juice, I add a splash after the butter, sugar is melted. Yum. Yum!
Apr 14, 2020
A very simple recipe, not a lot of flavor. I had problems with the potatoes not being cooked through while the apples and everything else were starting to get overcooked. I think it has potential just needs some tweaking next time.
May 26, 2019
This recipe is awesome!! I suggest dicing potatoes small so they cook thru. The sweetness mixed with the tart apple gives great flavor. I'm excited to find something new and flavorful to do with leftover brats!!!
Jan 27, 2018
While this tasted pretty good, I had a couple issues with the recipe. I'm not sure if what I consider "medium" is actually not medium, but oh my goodness my pan was overflowing (and it was a big pan). I could barely stir everything together. Next time I'll do 2 smaller potatoes, 1 large apple, and maybe 3 or 4 links. Also, the potatoes and apples were cooked thoroughly but the broth hadn't evaporated yet. So I had to either figure out a way to get rid of the broth, or chance overcooking the vegetables. So that was a bit annoying. I used brown sugar instead of regular and think that worked out really well (flavor-wise). I had to do the sugar and butter in a completely separate pan, then pour it into the other pan because there's no way I was going to be able to "push bratwurst mixture to the side". I did think there was too much butter though, I would lower that next time. Overall, a pretty yummy meal with some flaws in the execution. I will be making tweaks next time.
Jul 7, 2016
I had some brats I didn't want to waste and found this via a google search. I really didn't expect to like it as much as I did. I have to admit I had to make a few changes based on what I had in the house. I didn't have potatoes except in the pantry in a can. So I used canned potatoes - I know gross. Anyway, I used 2 cans which was too much. I used 5 brats- just what I had. I also added about a quarter of a small head of cabbage because I love it with pork, and I needed to use it up. I prefer eating Brat with a lot of mustard so I did serve it with mustard. This means I usually had the veggies and fruit in a bite with no meat. I also did use the entire amounts of butter and sugar, maybe because I had too many potatoes. I also failed to have tart apples on hand, so after I diced the apples I used a half of a lime to juice them so they also didn't brown. My husband and I liked it - my 20 year old daughters would not try it.
Jul 21, 2014
Very Good! Used 3 brats and added mushrooms and kale. Used brown sugar. Left the apples unpeeled. Cut the butter and sugar in half. Whole family liked it.
Jun 18, 2014
We had leftover bratwurst and I was looking all over for a recipe to make with them. I ended up adding more broth and next time I think I am going to add another apple. Husband said it was amazing.
Feb 26, 2013
I am new to cooking, and wasnt sure about the sweetness, but this was delicious!!! I used a little less sugar and butter but otherwise the recipe didnt need anything! Amazing!
Jun 24, 2009
I made this last night. My 5-yr old licked the plate. It was good.Perfect for camping leftovers. I had 4 bratwurst, and six potatoes, three about medium and three small - they weighed 1 pound together. The recipe turned out fine.I had never tried to melt sugar before and I added the butter before the sugar melted and turned golden brown, the bratwurst mixture on the edges was getting too dry and dark. Next time, I'm going to clear a spot along a side, more directly over the burner instead of in the center. The recipe turned out fine with my tinkering and adjustments.