Bratwurst with Autumn Fruit
1 16-ounce can whole berry cranberry
1 cup chopped onions
½ cup apple cider
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 pounds bratwurst
2 medium tart apples, peeled, cored and cut in wedges
Hot cooked rice
1. In a slow cooker, stir cranberry sauce,
onions, apple cider, sugar and seasonings
together. Blend well.
2. Slice bratwurst, on the diagonal, into 1/2-inch pieces. Add bratwurst and apple wedges to slow cooker. Stir well to coat the bratwurst and apples with cranberry mixture.
3. Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to10 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.
4. Portion each serving onto a bed of hot cooked rice.
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