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Red Cabbage, Apples & Sausage

Spaten’s Oktoberfest pairs best with traditional German cuisine, pretzels, mustard, red cabbage and pork.

Oktoberfest Recipes

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 minutes


4 Tbsp rendered bacon fat
2 Tbsp sugar
1 small yellow onion (chopped)
4 cups shredded red cabbage
2 tart red apples (cored and sliced thin but not peeled)
2 Tbsp cider vinegar
½ tsp caraway seeds
1-1.5 pounds German-style smoked sausage links or bratwursts
1 pound new potatoes
Salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste
1 Cup Spaten Oktoberfest


Melt bacon fat in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sugar and cook, stirring often until the sugar browns (about 4 minutes).

Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add chopped onion and sauté until golden (about 5 minutes.)

Add cabbage, apples, vinegar and caraway seeds and stir to a blended mixture.

Put sausage and potatoes on top of the mixture.

Season with salt and pepper.

Pour Spaten Oktoberfest beer over the mixture. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.

Reduce the heat and simmer, covered for 45 minutes.

Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.

Serve hot.

Makes 4-6 servings.



[Kris - kin - dill - mart]

A famous, open air, Christmas market in Munich, Germany where traditional German crafts, sweets, food, mulled wine and other delights are available for purchase.