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Bratwurst Supper

After trying a few bratwurst recipes, I've found this meal-in-one is ideal for camping since it grills to perfection in a heavy-duty foil bag. Loaded with chunks of bratwurst, red potatoes, mushrooms and carrots, it's easy to season with onion soup mix and a little soy sauce. —Janice Meyer, Medford, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Grill: 45 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds uncooked bratwurst links
  • 3 pounds small red potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 1 large red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 jars (4-1/2 ounces each) whole mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • For each of 2 foil packets, arrange a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 17x15 in.) on a flat surface.
  • Cut brats into thirds. Divide the brats, potatoes, carrots, onion and mushrooms evenly between the 2 double-layer foil rectangles. Dot with butter. Sprinkle with soup mix, soy sauce and pepper. Bring edges of foil together; crimp to seal, forming 2 large packets. Seal tightly; turn to coat.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 23-28 minutes on each side or until vegetables are tender and sausage is no longer pink. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 524 calories, 37g fat (14g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1445mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • Heath
    Jul 9, 2020

    Made this for a camping potluck and it worked out fantastic over an open fire and we had no leftovers.

  • Avi
    Mar 31, 2020

    By far the most disgusting food I have ever eaten. Wasted all that money and time. This was enough for me to vomit.

  • Dana
    Oct 18, 2019

    I made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious! This recipe is a keeper!

  • Linda Ruthig
    Aug 12, 2019

    I have made this for years, so glad others have enjoyed for large gatherings. Have made in the oven and sent to friends uncooked for their larger gatherings. I use low sodium soy sauce. KEEPER

  • Sheila
    Jun 15, 2018

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  • PrplMonky5
    May 28, 2018

    We've made this recipe SO many times, and every time we are in awe with out delicious this is! I often switch up the veggies a bit. I always omit the mushrooms, but I often add broccoli and bell pepper. This past time I also included baby corn spears. Sometimes I also switch up the sausage (we've tried different flavors and types of sausage). I usually only do 1 lb of meat, about 1/3 bag of baby carrots, 1 small to medium head of broccoli, and 1 lb of potatoes. Then I cut the "sauce" ingredients only in half (butter, onion soup mix, soy sauce, pepper). We also use lower sodium soy sauce and I think it tastes great! We will continue to make this recipe, tweaking it as we go. Thanks so much for such a simple but delicious meal!

  • amehart
    Apr 13, 2018

    Too wet and cold outside to make the packets and grill, so baked in the oven and it came out wonderful. I still made the packets and placed on a jelly roll pan in the oven. Will definitely make this again as my family loved it!

  • johnson5dad
    Jan 21, 2018

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  • Kristin
    Dec 18, 2017

    This is a great recipe! I followed the instructions but only used 1lb of Bratwurst and 5 or 6 red potatoes. Baked it in the oven at 375 for one hour. It came out great!

  • Ponygirl1014
    Jul 24, 2017

    Made tonight for a cottage party. We used tinfoil roasting pans instead of foil packets. Just stirred every so often. I also used fresh Italian sausage which I parboiled first for about 15 minutes. Even made one packet Vegetarian for one guest. Everyone loved the meal.