Brats With Spicy Sauerkraut

Brats With Spicy Sauerkraut

The flavors of a Chicago-style hot dog come together in this brat recipe with a spicy sauerkruat topping.

20 min. prep time
6 sandwiches
151 Rating



6 uncooked bratwurst
1 (12-ounce) can beer*


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 teaspoons serrano or jalapeño chile pepper, seeded, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 cup drained sauerkraut


6 bratwurst buns, toasted, if desired


Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Place bratwurst and beer in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat 3-4 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; gently boil 10 minutes. Pierce each bratwurst with fork.

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling. Add peppers and onions; cook  1-2 minutes or until peppers and onion are crisply tender. Stir in sauerkraut; cook until heated through.

Place bratwurst onto grill. Grill, turning once, 6-10 minutes or until browned.

Serve bratwurst on buns; top with sauerkraut.


*Substitute 1 1/2 cups water.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories: 470

Fat: 30g

Cholesterol: 75mg

Sodium: 1120mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 16g

Recipe #13043©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Really good with alittle mustard and swiss cheese too. But excellent just as written.

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