Bratwurst Soup

by Kevin H. on August 16, 2012 · 3 comments

Bratwurst Soup Recipe

Original Recipe: Smoked Bratwurst

Today is National Bratwurst Day!  For goodness sake, get out there and grill some brats, and this time, throw on a few extra.  Trust me.  Get an extra package, grill or smoke them, and set them aside for this delicious leftover recipe.

Bratwurst Soup Recipe

Nothing about this sounded good to anyone I mentioned it to.  But I threw these ingredients together based on a little research, Kevin’s thoughts (beer), and my instincts on what would work.  The result was soup that, after the first bite, had 4 different people pausing, looking up at me and saying, “Woah.  This is REALLY good!”

I love surprising people with deliciousness.  For extra flavor, use some Smoked Chicken Broth and your bratwurst soup will be out of this world.


Bratwurst Soup

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Bratwurst Soup


  • 4 Brats sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped clelery
  • 1 beer
  • 2 cups smoked chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed (optional)


  1. Saute the onions slowly on a low heat in the olive oil. For a long while. I think I sauteed mine for about a half an hour. The onions get really soft and a pretty brown color. Add the carrots and celery until those get soft. Then sprinkle the flour on top of the veggies. Mix well.
  2. Add the beer and the chicken stock. Let it simmer. Then add the rest of the ingredients Simmer for at least 30 minutes.

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Sarah July 30, 2017 at 1:54 pm

This soup is pretty good! I used Dijon mustard instead of yellow mustard and used pre cooked brats, turned out great!


Jack October 2, 2014 at 1:54 pm

This BratwurstSoup recipe is delicious! I was looking for a recipe to use up some leftover brats. Now I will make extra bratwurst just so I have enough for this soup! Thanks for creating it!


Patti October 7, 2014 at 10:49 am

Hey Jack – so glad you like this soup – it was a tasty surprise for us as well. Now that we’re moving into soup season – I am REALLY looking forward to creating more recipes, so stay tuned!


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