Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

A surprising twist on a bratwurst that doesn't involve a grill or beer, and is great for cold days.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub the defrosted brats with the garlic and leave it stuck to the brats.
  2. Lay the brats in the bottom of a foil lined pan, leave enough foil on the sides to tent it over the brats later.
  3. Quarter the onion and apple and spread the pieces out over the brats.
  4. Sprinkle the pepper over the whole thing and seal the foil over the top.
  5. Bake in a 350 oven for an hour.
Most Helpful

I was dying to eat some bratwursts, but I don't have a grill, so I was glad to find this recipe. It was absolutely delicious! I've made it twice and have some tips: (1) The amount of garlic is good, don't think it's too much. (2) I chose to use less pepper; as written, it's a bit strong. (3) Intersperse the apple, which you want to cut into smaller slices, and onion with the brats. Don't layer the onions on top; they won't take in the brat flavor. This recipe is wonderful and is now a staple for me!

Tiff P. July 27, 2009

Tasted great! Instead of baking for an hour, I placed the foil packet into my crock pot after lunch. No mess supper that stayed warm for staggered eating. I think I'll try it with Italian sausage next time.

Random Rachel June 26, 2009

Tasted great, but I'm glad I read through the reviews before making it. I cut the onions and apples up smaller as four chunks did not seem enough to cover 6 Brats. I tented the foil for the first 40 minutes, then took it off to allow the brats to colour slightly. Tasted great though and they were really juicy!

anniesnomsblog December 15, 2015