Beer Brat Reuben Sliders
  • 10 bratwurst links
  • 32ounces light beer of choice
  • 1 yellow onionthinly sliced
  • 2Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2cups sauerkrautdrained
  • 10 slider bunscut in half and the insides buttered
  • 1cup 1000 island dressing
  • 10slices swiss cheese
  1. In a medium sauce pot, combine the beer, bratwurst and onions. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 13 minutes. Turn off heat, keep warm.
  2. Heat a griddle pan over medium high heat. Add the vegetable oil, and once hot, add the sauerkraut and cook until lightly golden and heated through. Remove the brats from the beer and add to the griddle as well, browning on all sides. Remove from griddle and add the slider buns, butter side down, until lightly golden.
  3. Take the beer brats and slice in half once horizontally and once vertically (making 4 pieces from each brat). Layer all 4 slices in the bottom of the pretzel bun, then top with one slice of Swiss cheese, followed by some warm sauerkraut, a few onions from the beer pot and finished with 1,000 island dressing. Top with the top of the pretzel bun and serve immediately.