Skillet Potato Salad and Brats

Combine comfort foods brats and potatoes in one easy skillet meal. You don't even have to touch a potato peeler!

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
slices bacon
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1/2
green bell pepper, finely chopped
4
cups frozen southern-style hash-brown potatoes (from 32-oz. pkg.)
3/4
cup water
1/3
cup cider vinegar
3
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
cooked smoked bratwurst (about 10 oz.)
  • 1 Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; reserve drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towel; crumble. Set aside.
  • 2 Reserve 2 tablespoons onions for garnish. Add remaining onions, bell pepper and potatoes to bacon drippings in skillet; cover and cook over medium-high heat for 7 to 9 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine water, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, salt and pepper; blend well.
  • 4 Add cornstarch mixture to skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and thickened. Arrange bratwurst over potato mixture; push gently into potatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 7 to 9 minutes or until bratwurst are thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with reserved green onions and crumbled bacon.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    890mg
    890%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    52g
    52%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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