Two sausages in buns topped with caramelised onions, ketchup and mustard

Bratwurst in a bun

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Bratwurst in a crusty roll, with caramelised onions, sauerkraut, plenty of mustard and a quick homemade currywurst-style sauce. Perfect festive comfort food


Try our bratwurst recipe then check out our lebkuchen biscuits and more Christmas market recipes

Want to try a weekend baking project? Make your our baguettes to use for this recipe.



  • bratwurst or long butcher’s sausages 6
  • crusty rolls or small baguettes 6
  • mustard, ketchup, sauerkraut and caramelised onions to serve


  • tomato ketchup 100g
  • ground cloves a pinch
  • red wine vinegar 1 tsp
  • mild or medium curry powder ½ tbsp


  • Step 1

    Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together in a small pan and bring to a gentle simmer, then set aside to cool.

  • Step 2

    Heat the grill to medium. Cook the sausages on a baking tray for 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden and cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Warm the rolls in a warm oven for a few minutes, then split them open. Put a sausage in each, drizzle over the sauce and serve with the condiments on the side for people to help themselves.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 339
  • Fat 14.5g
  • Saturates 5.1g
  • Carbs 36.5g
  • Sugars 6.5g
  • Fibre 3.2g
  • Protein 14g
  • Salt 1.8g