Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This delicious recipe came from the National Pasta Assoc's Top 10 favorites. I think it's a real winner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Mix red pepper, onion and garlic with 1 tablespoons olive oil in 9x13" baking dish and roast in oven for 25 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  3. While vegetables roast, remove casing from bratwurst, crumble and brown in a skillet over medium heat until they are no longer pink and well brown.
  4. Remove bratwurst and drain on paper towel.
  5. Pour fat from skillet.
  6. Add bratwurst and beer to skillet and simmer.
  7. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain, reserving 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  8. Remove roasted vegetables from oven, immediately add bratwurst from skillet; add basil, red pepper flakes, pasta, 1 cup of cheese and toss to mix thoroughly. If mixture seems too dry, add some of the pasta water to moisten.
  9. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top and serve.


Most Helpful

One of mine and my husbands favorite meals!! I've made this several times and just use whatever pasta I have on hand. I add more beer to the simmering brats so I don't have to add water at the end. Great for winter months when you're not using the grill for brats

simplyvicki983 April 30, 2016

Easy and good. It also reheats nicely. Next time I would add more garlic, salt, and pepper, and probably use half and half cream or milk instead of the water for a richer, creamier sauce. Thanks for sharing.

littleturtle February 24, 2010

This is awesome, my DH loved it. I used beer brats and then just some beef broth in place of the beer. I also used regular spaghetti noodles.

yogiclarebear April 04, 2008

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