Brats and Sauerkraut {Foil Packet} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Perfect for camping or grilling out this summer. These Brats and Sauerkraut Foil Packets are a combination of sweet, and savory flavors that are absolutely delicious. Easy to prepare and enjoy all summer long.

brats and sauerkraut foil packet

Brats and Sauerkraut in a Foil Packet

brats and sauerkraut recipe

You can cook all of your brats in one packet or make individual foil tents for everyone.

brats and sauerkraut with onion and green pepper

Either way, these brats are the perfect dinner to enjoy this summer.  Throw these delicious bites on a bun and add whatever your heart desires. Easy – Peasy and very little cleanup. You’ll have less time in the kitchen and more time to enjoy the beautiful summer weather.

making brats and sauerkraut

What goes well with Brats and Sauerkraut?

Are you ready to make this delicious grilling recipe? Let’s see if you have everything you need to make Brats and Sauerkraut…

  • fully cooked bratwursts
  • buns – hot dog or brat buns
  • green bell pepper
  • sweet onion
  • brown sugar
  • yellow mustard
  • caraway seed
  • drained sauerkraut

Brats and Sauerkraut {Foil Packet} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Brats and Sauerkraut in a foil pack that is perfect for the grill or campfire.

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 4 fully-cooked bratwurst
  • 4 hot dog or brat buns
  • 1/3 cup of green bell pepper – chopped
  • 1/4 cup of chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tsp. of yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. of caraway seed
  • 3/4 cup of drained sauerkraut


  • In a medium bowl, combine the pepper, onion, sugar, mustard, caraway, and sauerkraut
  • mix well
  • cut 2 long pieces of foil – about 16 inches in length and stack them
  • place the mixture into the center of the foil and add the bratwurst on top
  • fold the foil into a tent pack
  • Cook on the preheated grill – medium heat, above direct heat
  • Close the lid and cook for about 15 minutes
  • Turn brats over a couple of times during cooking
  • Serve bratwurst on buns with some of the sauerkraut mixtures


Oven method – 375 degrees – bake for 20-25 minutes

Campfire – cook over hot coals on a grill – for 15- 20 minutes

In Hot Coal Embers – place double foil packet in hot embers for 15-20 minutes or until heated through


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