Brat, Bacon & Beer Sliders

Seriously? Brats, Bacon and Beer! AND....Chips! You lookin' for anything else, here? I don't THINK so. Source: www.tasteofhome.com


Course: Main Dish

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 16 sliders


INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 thick-sliced bacon strips chopped

  • 1 pound uncooked bratwurst links casings removed

  • 1 large onion finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese cubed

  • 1 cup dark beer or nonalcoholic beer

  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 16 dinner rolls split and toasted

  • 2 cups cheddar and sour cream potato chips crushed

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.

  2. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving drippings.

  3. Cook bratwurst and onion in drippings over medium heat, breaking into crumbles until meat is no longer pink.

  4. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.

  5. Drain well.

  6. Stir in the cream cheese, beer, mustard and pepper.

  7. Bring to a boil.

  8. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  9. Stir in bacon.

  10. Spoon 1/4 cup onto each roll; sprinkle with chips.

  11. Replace tops.

RECIPE NOTES: Nutrition Facts 1 slider: 354 calories, 24g fat (10g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 617mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.