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Beer Brat Nachos

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 lb bratwurst (455 g)
  • 2 cans lager, or pilsner beer
  • 1 cup cream cheese (225 g)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (200 g)
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown mustard
  • 1 bag torilla chip
  • ½ cup green onion (50 g), sliced
  • ½ cup white onion (75 g), or yellow onions, diced
  • ½ cup pickled jalapenos (50 g)
  • ½ cup tomato (100 g), diced

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 956
  • Fat 70g
  • Carbs 24g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 43g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large skillet, brown the bratwurst on both sides over medium high heat.
  2. Add both cans of beer to the skillet. Simmer over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove bratwurst from skillet and set aside.
  4. Continuing to simmer beer over medium low, add cream cheese and cheddar cheese to the skillet.
  5. Stir occasionally until mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add cayenne and mustard to beer cheese, stirring to incorporate.
  7. Remove beer cheese from heat.
  8. Cover a large plate with a layer of tortilla chips. Top with beer cheese.
  9. Slice bratwurst and arrange over nachos and add desired amount of nacho fixings.
  10. Repeat with another layer of chips and fixings.
  11. Enjoy!
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Beer Brat Nachos