Grilled Brats with Mustard Relish

For a tailgate party, picnic or casual supper, try this 30-minute recipe. The relish made with grilled onion, applesauce and mustard sets these sausages apart from the rest.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups apple cider, beer or water
4
uncooked bratwurst (about 1 lb), thawed if frozen
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil
1
slice (1/2 inch thick) sweet onion
1/3
cup chunky applesauce
2
tablespoons spicy brown mustard
4
brat or hot dog buns, split
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 2-quart saucepan, heat cider to boiling. Add bratwurst; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brush oil on cut side of onion. Place onion, oil side up, on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 9 to 12 minutes, turning once, until onion is soft and edges are golden brown. Remove onion from grill; coarsely chop. In small bowl, mix onion, applesauce and mustard; set aside.
  • 3 Drain bratwurst. Place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 6 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 4 In each bun, place 1 bratwurst and about 2 tablespoons relish.

Expert Tips

To save time, use fully cooked bratwurst and skip the simmering step.

Serve with coleslaw, potato chips and fresh fruit.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1450mg
1450%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.