Bratwurst Potato Pancake Sliders


  1. In a small sauté pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Sauté the onions until translucent.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the garlic powder, parsley flakes, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add the cooked onion and bratwurst or pork-beer mixture, mix thoroughly.
  3. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions, form into 2" patties.
  4. Heat a medium frying pan, sear patties, continue heating until cooked through.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Stir in the egg and beer. Add the shredded potatoes and combine thoroughly.
  6. Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat, coat with cooking spray. In batches, drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the potato mixture into the skillet. Press to flatten into 2" rounds. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned and crisp. Should yield approximately 24 rounds.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream and red cabbage.
  8. Slider assembly: Layer one potato pancake, bratwurst patty, 1 tablespoon of sour cream mixture, top with one potato pancake. Skewer with a toothpick.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Michelle,
ALDI Test Kitchen


1 tablespoon Carlini Pure Olive Oil

1 onion, diced

1 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Garlic Powder

1 tablespoon Stonemill Essentials Parsley Flakes

3/4 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt, divided

1 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Ground Black Pepper, divided

Parkview Beer Bratwurst, removed from casings OR
16 ounces Appleton Farms Pork Sausage mixed with 1/4 cup Wernesgrüner Beer

1/2 cup Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour

1 teaspoon Baker's Corner Baking Powder*

1 teaspoon Baker's Corner Granulated Sugar

1 Goldhen Large Egg

3/4 cup Wernesgrüner Beer

3 baking potatoes, peeled and shredded

Carlini Cooking Spray

1 cup Friendly Farms Sour Cream

1 cup Deutsche Küche German Style Red Cabbage with Apples*

*These are Special Buy or Seasonal items that are only in stores for a limited time and may no longer be available.

Prep Time:
20 minutes

Cook Time:
20 minutes

Total Time:
40 minutes