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How to Make the Perfect Dijon Coleslaw

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  • Author: Sarah Fennel
  • Yield: 8 brats and slaw 1x


Grilling season is here! Check out these tips to making the perfect Dijon coleslaw paired with grilled beer brats.



for the dijon coleslaw

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons Maille original dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Maille whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pickle juice
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups red cabbage (sliced thin)
  • 2 cups green cabbage (sliced thin)

for the beer brats

  • 8 bratwursts
  • 24 oz lager
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • hot dog buns
  • jalapeños (for garnish (optional))


make the coleslaw

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together mayo, both mustards, pickle juice, white wine vinegar, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Add in red and green cabbage and toss to coat thoroughly. Set aside.

make the beer brats

  1. In a deep saucepan, heat beer until it simmers. Add in brats and cook for 8-10 minutes over low heat. Remove from saucepan and place in a large nonstick skillet with 1 tablespoon of butter until cooked through.
  2. Toast hot dog buns and stuff with coleslaw and beer brats! Top with jalapeño and serve with french fries!
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