Thursday, August 25, 2011


makes four servings

2 slices bacon
2 medium onions, sliced and separated into rings
1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
4 links fully cooked bratwurst or knockwurst
4 frankfurter buns, split and toasted
Dijon mustard

In a large skillet cook bacon till crisp. Drain bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon and set aside.

Cook onions and green pepper in reserved drippings, covered, over medium heat about 5 minutes or till tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the 1 tablespoon mustard. Score bratwurst 1/4-inch deep at 1-inch intervals; add to onion mixture. Cover and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or till heated through.

Spread buns with additional mustard. Place bratwurst in buns. Top with onions and green pepper. Sprinkle with bacon.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Better Homes and Gardens' New Cook Book, page 238. Des Moines, Iowa: Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen, 1989

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