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Brat Burgers

Brat burgers combine all the mouthwatering flavors of bratwurst, into a hamburger patty, for a taste that is truly the best of both worlds!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 401kcal


Brat Patties

  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ¾ teaspoons ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoons dried ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground marjoram
  • ¼ teaspoon dried ground sage

Brat Burgers

  • 6 pretzel buns (can substitute other hamburger buns)
  • sauerkraut
  • red onions (sliced)
  • ketchup (or Brat Sauce recommended below)
  • brown mustard


Brat Patties

  • Combine ground pork with all brat patty seasonings.
  • Optional but recommended: Let rest overnight if possible to allow flavors to meld.
  • Form into ⅓ pound patties, or size of your choice.
  • Tip: Use a digital scale for consistency and press the patties flat with a plate bottom and wax paper to prevent sticking.
  • Cook burgers on medium heat to create an exterior crust on the burger while giving time for the interior to come to temperature.
  • Cook until the brat burger patty reaches 160 degrees, flipping once during cooking. Approximately 7 minutes, depending on patty thickness.

Brat Burger

  • Toast buns while patties are cooking.
  • Place brat burger on bun and top with onions, sauerkraut, and condiments.


To evelate this burger to truly gourmet status try the following substiutions:


Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1248mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg