This craft beer brat recipe offers a sweet  yet smoky flavor that is perfect for your next summer cookout. 

Craft Beer Brats with Red Cabbage-Apple Slaw & Bacon
Prep: 15 minutes
Grill: 16 minutes
Serves: 5 

1 package (16 ounces) Open Acres® Premium Craft Beer Brats 
5 slices Our Family® Bacon
5 Our Family® Hot Dog Buns
⅓ cup Our Family® Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
½ teaspoon celery seed
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 Open Acres® Granny Smith Apple, halved, cored and finely chopped
1½ cups finely shredded red cabbage
3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 

  1. Cover 1 side of outdoor grill rack with aluminum foil; prepare grill for direct grilling over medium-low heat. Place brats on uncovered hot grill rack; place bacon on foil-covered hot grill rackCover and cook brats 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°, turning frequentlycook bacon 13 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning onceAbout 3 minutes before brats are done, place buns, cut side down, on hot grill rack; cover and cook 3 minutes or until grill marks appear. Chop bacon. 
  2. In a large bowl, whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, celery seed, salt and pepper; fold in apple, cabbage and onion. Makes about 3 cups.
  3. Serve brats in buns topped with slaw and bacon.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 brat): 532 Calories, 34g Fat (9g Saturated), 76mg Cholesterol, 1398mg Sodium, 32g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 11g Sugars, 23g Protein

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