Bratwurst are a classic, delicious and indulgent way to do dinner. They're perfect in the summer and fall on the grill or in the oven, and they're so easy to customize for the ultimate weeknight meal or game day party food!
Entree, Main Course
hot dog buns
Preheat grill to medium-low (300°F) in 2 zones.
Put bratwurst on indirect side and grill for 8 minutes. Turn and grill for 8 additional minutes. Internal temperature should reach 155°F
Transfer bratwursts to direct heat and grill 1 minute.
Add buns and top.
Warm your buns for a minute on a pan on the grill, or in the microwave.
If you’d like to make your bratwust ahead of time, let them simmer in a sheet pan with a little beer and onions. It keeps them warm and moist!
Recipe Short Cuts
Slice raw onions, no need to grill or sauté.
Use Sauerkraut! It’s not fancy but many people love the flavor and it can be purchase pre-made.
Add sliced pickles or relish for another topping shortcut.
How to Store
At Room Temperature
- Do not leave out for more than two hours maximum.
- Leftover bratwurst can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days. Unopened, uncooked brats can be kept in the fridge for up to two weeks after purchase.
- When stored in a freezer, pre-cooked sausage can last up to two months. Also consider the use-by date on the food packaging as well.
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