Atkins Diet Recipes Phase 1 Cooking: Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

Growing up I never really cared for hot dogs, but I always loved bratwurst. Making brats is one of the quickest and easiest dishes to make and best of all, they're pretty low in carbs. This dish is really easy and your entire family will love it; even your pickiest of kids. 

Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

This quick and easy 2-ingredient meal for bratwurst and sauerkraut will please even the pickiest of kids. Perfect for Atkins Phase 1 Induction or any low carb diet.

Recipe Stats

Phase 1
Perfect for Atkins 20 and Atkins 40
3.6 Net Carbs
Protein 12.3 grams
Fat 24.9 grams
Fiber 1.9 grams
Calories 297

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes

You can use either your oven's broiler or grill,  for an extra flavorful brat. Due to brats being precooked, you won't have to worry about not cooking it throughout. 


1 pack of Bratwurst - read the package for the actual carb count as each company varies, but most are 2 grams per sausage. 
1/2 cup Sauerkraut with liquid 

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Broil or grill the bratwurst, turning it once until browned on all sides. 
  3. Heat sauerkraut on stove or microwave. 
  4. Serve bratwurst over sauerkraut. 

Please remember times may vary due to the way you cook the bratwurst. Each brat is

If you make this, please leave a comment below and let me know what you thought. 



  1. How many servings does this recipe make? Half cup of sauerkraut doesn't seem to be enough for a pack of Brats.