Oklahoma Comfort Food: Brats, Cabbage and Green Bean Casserole Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Oklahoma Comfort Food: Brats, Cabbage and Green Bean Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Oklahoma Comfort Food: Brats, Cabbage and Green Bean Casserole

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"This unusual combination of ingredients in a pot came to us through a friend by way of her mother. Our friend's mom takes food to families who have suffered a death in the family. They take all sorts of things but this always goes first. It is tasty. She uses kielbasa but we use brats. We also use Splenda instead of sugar. It freezes and reheats well."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir until tender. Place the green beans into a large pot with about 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil, and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cabbage to the pot, and top with the cooked onion. Season with sweetener and salt, then top with bratwurst. Dot with remaining butter. Cook uncovered over low heat for 30 minutes. Stir, and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 10, 2005

Excellent! I used keilbasa & my whole family loved it!

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 06, 2008

Good basis but needs some tweaking to make it more flavorful. I added some freshly minced garlic to the onion. Also used Adobo seasoning instead of salt, added a can of diced tomatoes, and also a shake of red pepper flakes. Turned out pretty good.

Jul 22, 2008

This recipe was pretty good. It is more of a stew than a casserole. I made a few changes: I used one bottle of beer instead of water, I added garlic to the onion sautee, and I added a chipotle seasoning as other reviewers said it needed something. I also cooked it covered, since it didn't seem to be cooking the brats well with the lid off. I would make it again, we are a family that loves brats and we're always looking for something a little different!

Apr 12, 2006

This is great especially during rainy days!! I found out that Brats with beer flavor tasted exceellent than regular Brats. It's really delicious with steamy jasmine cooked rice. Thanks for sharing this comfort food!!!

Jun 09, 2006

Interesting combination, but very bland. It needs something to spice it up.

Sep 22, 2009

This was outstanding even though my troopers were a little sceptical at first. I added garlic with the onions like someone had recommended and also used the beer instead of the water for the green beans, FABULOUS! I also added 4T butter instead of 2.

Feb 21, 2012

Very tasty. I did add a little garlic as well.

Apr 27, 2009

My Husband and I loved this recipe. He took leftovers to work and his friends loved it too.


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  • Calories
  • 536 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 39.4 g
  • 61%
  • Fiber
  • 8.8 g
  • 35%
  • Protein
  • 21.2 g
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 1971 mg
  • 79%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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