Do you have a delicious recipe for brats and sauerkraut you want to make for dinner, but you have no idea what to serve with it? Whether you want to stick to classic German recipes or just want something simple you can whip up in a few minutes, there are a variety of great recipes that pair perfectly with sausage. As you’re planning your dinner tonight, try making one of these sides to serve with brats and sauerkraut.
We put together the best sides to help you throw together a quick dinner! You can make brats and sauerkraut a full meal with one of these salad recipes! We also love the traditional german sides because of the hearty flare they bring to the meal!
What to Serve with Brats and Sauerkraut
Finding delicious side dishes to serve with your brats and sauerkraut is a must – whether you’re planning a BBQ or celebrating Oktoberfest. These easy sides are the perfect way to complement your sausages.
German Fried Potatoes
For a classic German dinner idea, why not make some Bratkartoffeln? This recipe for German fried potatoes from Recipes from Europe is a simple side dish idea for your bratwurst.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Potato wedges are a classic side that goes well with any sandwich. Simplify your dinner tonight by using your air fryer to make this recipe from a Food Lover’s Kitchen.
If you’re looking for a simple side dish to enjoy with your sausages, try this recipe for boiled corn from Salt and Baker. Simply boil fresh corn with sugar and salt to create this quick and easy side dish.
Known as gurkensalat, this fresh cucumber salad from Strength and Sunshine is a simple side dish that pairs perfectly with bratwurst.
German Pasta Salad
One of the most popular side dishes in Germany, Nudelsalat (or German potato salad) is a great option for your brats. This easy recipe from My Dinner features pasta, sausage, peas, and carrots.
Green Bean Salad
Combine fresh green beans with feta cheese and almonds to create this simple summer salad from Housewives of Fredrick County to go with your brats.
Homemade Onion Rings
Make your own onion rings at home to go with your brats using this easy recipe from Served from Scratch.
If you’re planning on grilling your brats, why not serve them with BBQ beans? This simple side dish from Never Enough Thyme is packed with flavor from onion, bacon, and BBQ seasonings.
This quick and easy broccoli salad from Peas and Crayons is packed with flavor, using fresh broccoli, cheese, and dried cranberries.
German Potato Pancakes
You’ll love the crispy outside and tender inside of these delicious German potato pancakes from Happy Kitchen as you enjoy them with your brats and sauerkraut!
Green Beans Almondine
Spice up plain green beans with this simple recipe made with almond and citrus from Fresh Coast Eats.
Amish Macaroni Salad
The tangy dressing on this classic macaroni salad from Homemade in the kitchen is sure to complement the sauerkraut on your brats.
Corny Quinoa Salad
With corn, bell pepper, and a spicy jalapeno vinaigrette, this quinoa salad from Midwexican is a hearty side dish for dinner.
Southern Corn Pudding
The neutral flavor of classic corn pudding from Quiche My Grits is sure to enhance the flavors of your tangy brats.
Air Fryer Butternut Squash Fries
You can’t go wrong with fries to go with your brats! These butternut squash fries from Recipe This is a healthy alternative to classic French fries.
Not all sides have to be savory! Make this easy fruit salad recipe from The Forked Spoon to dress up your dinner and add some sweetness to your plate.
These loaded pulled pork tater tot nachos (or tochos for short) are an easy appetizer or full meal to make! We combined BBQ, potatoes, and beans to create this cheesy casserole for game day or a Super Bowl party! You can also add sour cream to make the mixture creamier too!
Oven Roasted Broccoli
Made with just four simple ingredients, this recipe for oven roasted broccoli from Salt and Baker is a simple side that’s perfect for any dinner.
Potatoes are great side dish option for any meal. And these simple roasted red potatoes from Fluxing Well are a simple recipe that will go perfectly with your brats and sauerkraut.
Sweet Pea Salad
You can make this classic pea salad recipe from Season and Thyme with just four ingredients! That makes it a quick and easy side that’s perfect for brats.
Our Paleo Strawberry Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Rotisserie Chicken is quick, simple, and healthy to enjoy on a picnic!
Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes
The combination of salty bacon and sweet potatoes in this bacon wrapped sweet potatoes recipe from Bucket List Tummy make a delicious side dish to go with your dinner tonight.
German Potato Salad
Made with potatoes, bacon, onion, and vinegar, this warm German potato salad recipe from The Good Hearted Woman is a classic side dish that is often enjoyed with brats and sauerkraut.
Creamy Pasta Primavera
Our creamy vegan pasta primavera is the best pasta salad we’ve ever had, and it’s so easy to make! All you need is your vegetables and one pot to recreate this tasty recipe for any brunch, picnic, and gathering!
That wraps up our best sides to serve with brats and sauerkraut! We hope you found some awesome ideas and comfort food staples!
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