9 Sausage Recipes That Are Perfect for Oktoberfest

Celebrate the German festival with juicy bratwurst.

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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

Smoked Pork Sausage with Hard-Cider Sauce

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

Sausages with Grilled-Onion Chowchow

Sausages with Grilled Onion Chowchow
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Both the sausages and the chunky relish are grilled in this dish.

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

Pan-Seared Sausages with Apples

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

Bratwurst with Mustardy Fried Potatoes and Braised Cabbage

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

Sausage Mixed Grill
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Any and all sausages are welcome in this delicious feast. We like to use breakfast sausage, weisswurst and either hot or sweet Italian sausage.

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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

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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