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

Brat and Sauerkraut Foil packet

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


  • 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