Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions, Leeks & Sweet Peppers

This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful! (If you happen to have any leftovers, try piling them into a sandwich with this week’s pumpernickel bread.)

Ingredients:
4 bratwurst links
2 yellow onions, peeled and sliced into half-rings
2 leeks, trimmed of root and dark green ends and thinly-sliced
2 sweet peppers, seeded and sliced
2 tablespoons butter

Method:
1. In a large sauté pan, melt the butter and then add the onions, leeks and peppers, cooking over low heat until all the onions and leeks are caramelized and the peppers are tender, about 20 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in another skillet, simmer the bratwurst in 1-2-inches of water to cover for 20 minutes. Then drain off the water from the skillet and continue cooking just long enough to brown the bratwurst lightly.

3. To serve, pile the bratwurst atop the caramelized veggies and serve with sauerkraut and mustard on the side.

Oktoberfest Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup takes a trip to Europe with such Bavarian favorites as smoky bratwurst links, wholegrain mustard and our housemade tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fall all-stars like orange winter squash, Tropea onions, Badger Flame golden beets and orchard apples to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes bacon and roasted pork belly, crisp apple cider, melty fontina-style cheese and fresh pumpernickel bread—prost!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

How to Reheat Pork Belly
1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees
2. Remove the pork from the refrigerator to warm up slightly for about 20 minutes
3. Reheat the pork in the preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes or until crispy; enjoy on its own or serve alongside this week’s bratwurst!

Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions & Sweet Peppers
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful!

German Potato Salad
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Braised Rainbow Swiss Chard with Garlic
Another wonderful side dish to accompany this week’s classic Bavarian fare.

Honeycrisp Apple & Carrot Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing
This refreshing, brightly-colored slaw is a snap to do-ahead.

Maple Ginger Winter Squash
You’ll love this unique flavor combination!

Applesauce
This lovely, chunky applesauce pairs well with this week’s Bavarian fare.

Oktoberfest Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup stars such Bavarian favorites as smoky bratwurst links, wholegrain mustard and our housemade tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fresh fall produce like celery root, Lacinato kale, Brussels sprouts and sweet Bullhorn peppers to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes fresh-picked Honeycrisp apples and our walnut-cinnamon apple crisp topping to finish your supper on a sweet note.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions, Leeks & Sweet Red Peppers
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful!

German Potato Salad
Seasoned with fresh chives and crispy bacon, this traditional side dish is best served warm.

Celery Root, Carrot & Apple Slaw
This crisp slaw is light and refreshing, packed with fresh parsley, pine nuts and a touch of cheese.

Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette
This hearty salad is accented by fall apples, tart cranberries and a sweet-savory dressing.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Buttered Breadcrumbs
Topped with buttery, golden brown breadcrumbs, these Brussels sprouts are the epitome of comfort food.

Fall Apple Crisp
So simple, so delicious: Simply toss apple slices with cornstarch and sugar, then sprinkle with the topping from this week’s box.

Bavarian Classics Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup stars such Bavarian favorites as smoky German-style sausages, Brotchen rolls, wholegrain mustard and our housemade tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fresh fall produce like Delicata squash, red beets and a medley of buttery fingerling potatoes to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes our signature applesauce, heirloom blueberry juice and a locally-made salted caramel chocolate bar to finish your supper on a sweet note.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

German Sausages with Braised Sauerkraut & Potatoes
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful, simmered with luscious sauerkraut and boiled potatoes.

German Potato Salad
Seasoned with fresh chives and crispy bacon, this traditional side dish is best served warm.

Baked Delicata Squash
Tossed with cream and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, this beautiful side from The Glorious Vegetables of Italy enhances the sweet flavor of autumn squash.

Roasted Beets
Our favorite way to cook beets, this method creates tender, delicious beets that are easy to peel and serve in a warm salad.

Balsamic Roasted Warm Beet Salad
This Barefoot Contessa recipe is not only incredibly beautiful but also extremely flavorful.

Buttered Radishes
These dipped radishes make for a wonderful starter or snack!

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