Brat Attack

Choosing turkey bratwurst instead of pork creates a healthy version of the German classic.

October 1, 2012

Serves: 6
Prep:    5min
Cook:   35min
Total:   40min

  • 6 turkey bratwurst
  • 1 can (12 oz) beer
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons coarse grain mustard
  • 2 cups fresh, homemade sauerkraut
  • 6 rolls




1. Place the bratwurst in a large pot and add the beer and onion slices. Simmer for approximately 20 minutes. Fire up the grill to medium-high heat and grill your brats for an additional 10 minutes.

2. Heat the sauerkraut separately in a saucepan.

3. Place a sausage in each split roll and serve with a generous topping of sauerkraut.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories              321 cal
Fat                     10.4 g
Saturated fat       3.1 g
Cholesterol          31.8 mg
Sodium               1129.8 mg
Carbohydrates     37.5 g
Total sugars         3.9 g
Dietary fiber        3.4 g
Protein                15.1 g

Healthy Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Recipe Finder

Photo: Mitch Mandel