Rueben Bratwurst Burgers

June 2008

Ingredients
8 bratwurst burger patties (4 to 6 oz.)
8 rye burger buns, split
8 slices (1 oz. each) Swiss cheese
1 jar (16 oz.) sauerkraut, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup Thousand Island dressing

Directions
Heat gas or charcoal grill.  When grill is heated, place bratwurst patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals.  Cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until patties are no longer pink in center.
Place buns, cut sides down, on grill and top each bratwurst patty with slice of cheese, cook about 1 minute or until buns are toasted and cheese is melted.
In medium microwavable bowl, microwave sauerkraut on High 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.  Stir in dressing.
Top bottom half of each bun with bratwurst patty and about 1/4 cup sauerkraut mixture.  Cover with top halves of buns.

 

 

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