Beer-Simmered Bratwurst with Onions

Beer-Simmered Bratwurst with Onions

Total Time

30 minutes

Serving Size



  • 5 links bratwurst (or mild Italian sausage), about 19 oz
  • 1 (10 oz) package sliced fresh bell peppers and onions
  • 1 (12 oz) can beer (or 1 ½ cups water)
  • 5 Bakery hot dog buns
  • 10 teaspoons deli-style mustard


  1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place bratwurst in pan; cook 4–6 minutes, turning often, until browned. Add peppers and onions; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  2. Add beer and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15–20 minutes until bratwurst is 160°F.
  3. Slice buns in half lengthwise, leaving 1/2-inch uncut. Spread 2 teaspoons mustard in each bun; top with bratwurst and ½ cup vegetables. Serve.

Nutritional information

Amount per ⅕ recipe serving: Calories 570, Total Fat 35.00g, Sat Fat 11.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 90mg, Sodium 1210mg, Total Carb 36g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 7g, Protein 21g, Calc 2%, Vit A 15%, Vit C 90%, Iron 10%