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Grilled Bratwurst with Homemade Kale Barbecue Slaw

Nothing quite like fresh, homemade slaw!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: grilled bratwurst with homemade kale barbecue slaw
Servings: 5 servings


  • 1 package bratwurst (about 5 links)
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage, green or red
  • 1/2 cup kale, chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp pumpkin seeds, roasted and unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp cashews, roasted and unsalted, chopped
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Greek yogurt
  • Hot dog buns, for serving


  • In a saucepan, combine the water, bratwurst, and onion slices. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Internal temperature should reach at least 165 degrees.
  • While the brats are simmering prepare the slaw. Combine all remaining ingredientsin a medium mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Refrigerate until brats are completed.
  • Transfer brats to a hot grill to add some smoky flavor. Turn after 3 - 4 minutes to brown on both sides.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Serve the Grilled Bratwursts on a bun with mustard or your favorite condiments with the homemade Kale BBQ Slaw.