Glazed Bratwurst Pretzel Rolls

Servings: 4 - 6

Our way to cook steak is fearless. The nonstick pan browns up and deglazes a tasty herbal pan sauce, searing the meat over medium heat—the healthier temperature for cooking anything. Finally, for the cleanup, the pan practically cleans itself!


Glazed pretzel rolls on a dinner plate.


  • 1½ pounds bratwurst links
  • Handful fresh parsley
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1½ tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 large Fuji or other crisp red apple
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon hot pepper jelly
  • 2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 4-6 pretzel rolls of size & choice
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Cut bratwurst into ½-inch slices; sprinkle with chopped parsley. 
  2. In a medium skillet with Teflon™ nonstick coating, brown sausage over medium heat; pour out excess grease.
  3. Deglaze pan with ½ cup of the cider, cooking to reduce by half. Remove from pan.
  4. Melt the butter in same pan.
  5. Add onions to the pan.
  6. Cut apples into a ½-inch dice and add to pan; sauté until lightly browned and return sausage to pan.
  7. Blend remaining cider with the syrup, jelly, and mustard; add to pan and cook a few minutes to glaze over sausage.
  8. Fill rolls; sprinkle with cheese and serve.