16 Reviews

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!

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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.

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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!

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anniesnomsblog December 15, 2015

So good! I made this with pears instead of apples for my roommate and I. We both really enjoyed it!<br/> Tip: I think this has been said before, but keep it covered for only about half of the time. It improves the color if the foil is removed after that.

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Blake S. July 13, 2014

I thawed brats but had no buns & I didn't want to do peppers & onions, and my search turned up this recipe. I forgot the garlic and to tent the foil. I also baked at 400 for 45 minutes instead, tenting afterward for 10 minutes or so. The outside was interesting & almost crunchy, the inside still very juicy. I think we may do brats this way from now on.<br/><br/>Edited to add: I like it better when I un-tent it about halfway through.

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anonymous23 January 09, 2014

Failed to mention that the grease will literally catch on fire while being cooked. Would also like to point out that water will !!Not!! Put out the fire either. Your best option is to throw it out the window.

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Rob B. September 10, 2015

WOW! Amazing recipe! I used a

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meme0182 September 09, 2014

This was so good! I used bratwurst from the farmers market, and I put the whole dish in a square glass baking pan and tented the foil over it. I'm not fond of aluminum coming in contact with my food. I also removed the tent and turned on the broiler for a few minutes when it was done. I cut the apples and onions smaller than suggested. Next time, I'll do the 2 med apples in quarters and the onion in eighths. It was so good. I could eat just the onions and apples together. I'll definitely make again.

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eygubitz October 21, 2013

I have to improvise most of the time because I am on a very tight budget. I had fresh Primo Bratwurst, yellow onion and minced garlic. I coated the bratwurst with lots of garlic and baked as instructed. I then boiled some pasta (al dente). I added the pasta to the pan with the bratz, added a tablespoon of oil and a beef rice-a-roni packet (leaving out the rice). I baked covered for 20-25 mins more and OMG it was absolutely amazing! I served it to my husband, 2 boys and visiting sister and brother in law and they were all floored by it. I even impressed myself. I had no idea the combo would be so good. The sausages alone were excellent, but if you need more than just sausages and you want to try something incredible...Thanks for the awesome recipe. They really are the most flavorful bratz I have ever had. I will never use beer again!

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emerldsoz May 28, 2013
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