A celebration of fall, the harvest, and the weather finally cooling down, Oktoberfest is one of the true indicators that fall is here. We asked our ambassadors to come up with some creative recipes to celebrate the season. From classics like beer brats and sauerkraut to skillets and desserts, there is something for everyone!
Grill up some bacon and brats. Dice up potatoes, apples, and cabbage. Add a beer and some sauerkraut and throw it all in a bog cast iron skillet. The easiest one pot meal makes for a great dinner or food for a party.
This recipe takes the easy and classic brats and kraut and upgrades the kraut by simmering it in some spices before adding to the top of the brats. Perfect for a crowd and a great way to get people to try sauerkraut for the first time.
Like BBQ Beef Ribs, but make it Oktoberfest. Slow smoked for maximum flavor, these beef short ribs are served over egg noodles with brown gravy to make for an incredibly hearty and filling dish. The smoke from the grill add the perfect flavor note that will make it a hit with the crew.
Oktoberfest isn’t all beer and brats. This Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake is great for breakfast or dessert. Cooking it on the AKORN gives it a unique charcoal flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the brown sugar for the ultimate sweet treat.
Super classic and easy, these beer brats are sure to be a hit no matter wat time of year it is. Topped with sauerkraut and whole grain mustard, they are great for dinner, tailgating, camping, or a party.
A dessert that is sure to impress. This Grilled Apple Strudel is stuffed with tart Granny Smith Apples, raisins, and brown sugar. The puff pastry gets crisp and delicate on the grill and this is the perfect way to end any meal.
Another easy and filling on pot dish. This Fried Kielbasa & Cabbage recipe is great for anyone who is trying to cut back on the carbs but still enjoy Oktoberfest recipes. The red pepper flakes add the perfect kick to every bite.
Take all the Oktoberfest classics and throw it in a chili. This chili is stuffed with flavor and textures making it the perfect fall dish. Warming and filling, it is sure to become a staple in your household.