Mountain Man Burgers
Recipe type: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: Camp Cooking
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This combination of burgers and brats in one recipe is sure to satisfy the biggest outdoor appetites.
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. fresh bratwurst
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • lettuce, shredded
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked
  • 2 pretzel buns
  • raw red onion, sliced thin
  • Croix Valley Honey Dijon Barbecue ‘n Brat Sauce, or Damon’s Carolina Sauce
  • steak sauce
  • Damon’s Carolina Sauce:
  • 2 cups yellow mustard
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. salt
  1. Remove fresh bratwurst meat from its casings. Form beef and bratwurst into ¼ lb. patties (4 patties total), season with salt & pepper and grill over medium high heat of approx. 375-400⁰.
  2. When burgers are done to desired temperature, melt Cheddar Cheese on beef patties and Swiss Cheese on Bratwurst patties.
  3. Assemble burger by placing shredded lettuce atop bottom of pretzel bun, add beef patty and top with steak sauce, add bratwurst patty and top with Barbecue ‘n Brat (or Carolina) sauce, top with sliced onion, 2 strips of bacon and top bun.
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