Recipes Using Bratwurst

These German style sausages are typically made from beef, veal, or pork, with pork being the most common ingredient. They are delicious grilled, pan fried, baked, or included in a cabbage stew. Sauerkraut is an excellent addition to a brat sandwich or casserole. Try one of the recipes found below.

5 Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!


  • 1 pkg. bratwurst (1lb.)
  • 1 jar sauerkraut (1qt.)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup water


Place bratwurst on bottom of casserole dish. Drain sauerkraut and mix with brown sugar, dry onion soup mix, and water. Pour this over bratwurst, cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment Was this helpful? 2
Read More Comments


  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 3 large onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 2-3 tsp. celery salt
  • 2-3 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 15 fresh bratwurst links
  • 5 hot dog buns or brat buns, split


In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add bratwurst. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until bratwurst is firm and cooked. Drain, reserving onions. Refrigerate or freeze 10 bratwurst. Broil or grill remaining bratwurst for 4-5 minutes until browned, turning once. Serve on buns with reserved onions.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Read More Comments


  • 2 cans chicken broth (14.5 oz. each)
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 3/4 inch chunks
  • 2 celery ribs, cut into 3/4 inch chunks
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2-1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 cans great northern beans, rinsed and drained (15.5 oz. each)
  • 5 fully cooked bratwurst links, cut into 3/4 inch slices


In a large saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the cabbage; cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in beans and bratwurst; heat through.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment Was this helpful? Yes

In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Add the potatoes, sauerkraut, broth, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, caraway seeds, bay leaf and pepper.

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Food and Recipes Recipes Meats SausageFebruary 12, 2020
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-03-04 09:43:38 in 757 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.