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Grilled Bratwurst with Apple Slaw

Grilled Bratwurst with Apple Slaw

By Traeger Kitchen

Cherry wood grilled brats meet a tart & crunchy apple-mustard slaw for a wood-fired sandwich you won’t be able to get enough of.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
Apple Slaw
2 Whole Granny Smith Apples, Unpeeled
1/2 Small red onion
1/2 Cup Mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 Teaspoon spicy brown mustard
1 Teaspoon Traeger Veggie Rub
1/2 Cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
6 bratwurst links
6 hot dog buns, or Hoagie rolls


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Make the Apple Slaw. Using the large holes of a box grater over a large bowl, grate the apples and red onion. Add the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, spicy brown mustard, Traeger Veggie Rub, and melted butter, and toss to combine.

    • 2 Whole Granny Smith Apples, Unpeeled

    • 1/2 Small red onion

    • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise

    • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

    • 1/4 Teaspoon spicy brown mustard

    • 1 Teaspoon Traeger Veggie Rub

    • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

  • 3

    Insert the probe horizontally into the center of the bratwurst. Place the brats directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook for 10 minutes per side, turning once, until the internal temperature reaches 160°.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

    160 ˚F / 71 ˚C

    • 6  bratwurst links

  • 4

    Remove the brats from the grill, place in bun, and top with apple slaw. Enjoy!

    • 6  hot dog buns, or Hoagie rolls

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