9 Sausage Recipes That Are Perfect for Oktoberfest

Sautéed German Sausages with Bacon and Apple Sauerkraut © Quentin Bacon
By F&W Editors Posted September 19, 2016

Celebrate the German festival with juicy bratwurst.

Oktoberfest is here! Grab a beer and cook up a platter of delicious sausages.

Sautéed German Sausages with Bacon and Apple Sauerkraut

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Juicy bratwurst’s perfect mate is a side of tangy braised sauerkraut.

Smoked Pork Sausage with Hard-Cider Sauce

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This homey dish pairs smoky grilled pork sausages with sweet-and-tangy cider sauce and caraway-flecked broccoli.

Sausages with Grilled-Onion Chowchow

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Any type of sausage is delicious with smoky, spicy chowchow.

Pan-Seared Sausages with Apples

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This is the perfect way to eat sausages in the fall.

Bratwurst with Mustardy Fried Potatoes and Braised Cabbage

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Tender, citrus-spiced, glazed red cabbage takes the place of the traditional sauerkraut in this vibrant dish.

Grilled Brats and Onions with Parsley Sauce

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The bright, lemony parsley sauce is incredible with grilled bratwursts.

Sausage Mixed Grill

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Load up on a variety of sausages including traditional German weisswurt for a huge grilled feast.

Garlicky Broccoli Rabe with Sausage and Peppers

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This vegetable-heavy dish is a surprisingly healthy way to prepare sausages.

Smoked Sausage-and-Sauerkraut Soup

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The beauty of this soup is its simplicity: There’s no browning involved; the ingredients just simmer together in one pot.

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