German One-Pan Bratwurst with Beans

Kitchen Cookware
A flavorful, budget friendly, and easy to prepare one pan meal
Course Entree
Cuisine German
Keyword Abendbrot, Beans, Bratwurst
Region Germany
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 1 whole onion large
  • 1 whole garlic clove
  • 2 cans kidney beans 425 ml, 14 oz each
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 whole beer bratwurst
  • 2 tbsp curry ketchup
  • 1 tsp beef broth
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 dash salt and pepper
  • 1 dash chili flakes
  • 1 dash sugar
  • 3 stalks parsley


  • Peel the onion and garlic. Cut the onion in strips and the garlic in chunks. Drain beans, rinse, and pat dry. 
  • Heat the oil in a large pan. Lightly brown the bratwurst, then remove from plan. Saute the onion and garlic in the hot bratwurst fat. Add 6 fluid ounces water, and the curry ketchup. Stir in beef stock and let simmer. Thin the corn starch with 2 Tbsp. of water. Add to pan to bind the sauce. Add salt, pepper, chili, and 1 pinch of parsley to taste. Add beans and bratwurst. Allow to cook for 10 minutes.  
  • Wash, shake dry, and chop parsley. Garnish over top. Serve with German farmer’s bread. 

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