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Brat Tacos and Brat Hot Tub

You'll love the flavor of these Brats cooked in beer with onions and peppers! And when it comes to deliciousness these Brat Tacos are sure to please.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 696kcal


Brat Taco

  • 2 packs Johnsonville Brats of your choice
  • 2 ½ cups shredded cabbage
  • 10 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 10 flour tortillas
  • ½ bunch cilantro finely chopped for garnish
  • 1 bunch scallions - sliced for garnish

mango-pineapple salsa

  • 1 cup prepared sweet chili sauce
  • cup ½ finely chopped mango
  • cup ½ finely chopped pineapple
  • cup ¼ finely chopped red onion
  • juice from one lime
  • 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro

Avocado Crema

  • 1 cup prepared avocado puree or guacamole
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Brat Hot Tub

  • 24 ounces of beer
  • 1 large sweet Vidalia onion sliced
  • 1 large red pepper sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of butter



  • Preheat gas grill to medium-low. (If charcoal, allow it to burn until white ash has formed on the coals.
  • Place links on , using tongs to turn links often.
  • Grill covered for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through and browned. (Closing the grill lid while cooking helps minimize flare-ups.) Grill brats until cooked to a temperature of at least 160 degrees.
  • while brats are cooking, grill tortillas on both sides until you get good grill marks on them.

Pineapple-Mango Salsa

  • In a small bowl add chopped pineapple, mango, red onion, cilantro, lime juice and 1 cup sweet chili sauce.

Avocado Crema

  • mix prepared avocado puree, sour cream, lime juice and salt in a bowl, stir until ingredients are fully blended

Brat Taco Assembly

  • Set Brats, tortillas, cheese, shredded cabbage, salsa, avocado crema, cilantro and scallions out for your guests to build their Brat Tacos and enjoy

Brat Hot Tub

  • add sliced onions, peppers, butter and beer into baking dish
  • Place baking dish aka brat hot tub on to heat mixture to cooking temperature.
  • Grill brats until almost done, then place in hot beer mixture to continue cooking for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve to your guests with your favorite toppings and be prepared to grill more Brats!


Calories: 696kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 1491mg | Potassium: 607mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 933IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 2mg