Print Options

Back to Grilled Seasoned Beer Bratwurst >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Grilled Seasoned Beer Bratwurst

 Grilled Seasoned Beer Bratwurst
For a savory take on a summer classic, our Test Kitchen came up with a brat that’s sure to please. Great summer eating can’t get much easier.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 uncooked Johnsonville® Original Bratwurst
  • 1 can (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fennel seed
  • 2 brat buns, split and toasted


  • Place bratwurst in a large saucepan; add the beer, onion and fennel.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or
  • until meat is no longer pink. Drain and discard beer mixture.
  • Grill bratwurst, covered, over indirect medium heat for 7-8 minutes
  • or until a thermometer reads 160°, turning occasionally. Serve
  • on buns with toppings of your choice. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bratwurst with bun (prepared with turkey bratwurst) equals 440 calories, 21 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,052 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer