New and Exclusively at Meijer: Short’s Beer Brats

Just in time for your sayonara to summer: Two new varieties of Meijer beer brats made with Short’s beer. And make no mistake, you can definitely taste the beer in these brats. The combination is deliciously subtle and unmistakably Short’s. Look for both exclusively at Meijer at the full service meat counter. Huma Lupa Licious […]

Just in time for your sayonara to summer: Two new varieties of Meijer beer brats made with
Short’s beer. And make no mistake, you can definitely taste the beer in these brats. The combination is deliciously subtle and unmistakably Short’s. Look for both exclusively at Meijer at the full service meat counter.

Huma Lupa Licious
IPA Beer Brats


Huma Lupa Licious lends a citrus and floral hop flavor complimented by lemon zest and black pepper. (Available in all Meijer stores.)

Soft Parade
Ale Brats


Soft Parade lends subtle fruit flavoring complimented by dried Michigan cherries and balanced by traditional bratwurst spice. (Available in Michigan Meijer stores only.)

How to Prepare

Grill over medium heat for 18-25 minutes or until no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°F. Garnish Soft Parade Brats with a balsamic glaze. Garnish Huma Lupa Licious Brats with horseradish mustard.

Need Some Delicious Sides for Your Delicious Brats?

Try this Grapefruit-Fennel Salad with your Huma Lupa Licious Brats:

Grapefruit-Fennel Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients
• 1 Fresh fennel bulb, thinly sliced
• 2 Tbsp Fennel fronds (tender green part from the top)
• 1 Large ruby red grapefruit, pith, peel and seeds removed, cut into wedges
• 2 Tbsp True Goodness® by Meijer™ Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
• 2 Tbsp Lemon juice
• Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a bowl, toss fennel slices and fennel fronds, grapefruit with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Place salad on a platter.

Try this Grilled Peach-Arugula Salad with your Soft Parade Brats:

Grilled Peach- Arugula Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Small head of Radicchio, cut in quarters with stem left intact
  • ½ cup True Goodness® by Meijer™ Organic Balsamic Vinaigrette, divided
  • 2 Ripe peaches, cut in half
  • Olive oil to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch Organic arugula, washed and torn (about 2 cups)
  • ½ cup True Goodness® by Meijer™ Organic Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • ½ cup True Goodness® by Meijer™ Organic Seasoned Croutons, crushed into large crumbs

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Toss radicchio in ¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette, let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Brush peaches with a small amount of olive oil; grill flesh side down for 2 minutes, turn ¼ and grill for an additional 2 minutes. Cut into wedges. Set aside.
  4. Season radicchio with salt and pepper and grill 2 minutes per side or until it develops a nice char, set aside.
  5. Arrange arugula on a platter.
  6. Place grilled peaches and radicchio on arugula.
  7. Spoon ¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette over salad.
  8. Top with blue cheese and crushed croutons.

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