These Air Fryer Brats are cooked to perfection with onions and bell peppers for the perfect sandwich or main dish! Try these next time you're missing the ballpark snacks!
Sausage and peppers is a favorite classic of mine, and these Air Fryer Brats with sliced onions and bell peppers is the the best hot sandwich. Put everything in a hot dog bun with some mustard, and I can already hear the seventh inning stretch music!
These brats in the air fryer are as delicious as they are on the grill but without the hassle. The skin gets crispy while the inside stays juicy, giving you the perfect sausage.
How to make Air Fryer Brats
Most everything cooked in the air fryer needs a little bit of oil, even though most have a nonstick coating. Be careful with some aerosol oil spray (Like Pam) in the air fryer basket because it will damage the nonstick coating.
If you still want to be able to use a sprayer, invest in an oil mister or sprayer that you can refill with your favorite oil!
- Slice bell pepper and onion into thin slices, no more than 1/2 inch thick. Any color of bell pepper will work here! I prefer orange.
- Add sliced veggies to air fryer basket or tray and lightly spray with oil. Cook for about 5 minutes at 350°F or 175°C.
- Remove brats from package.
- Add brats to air fryer with veggies.
- Cook veggies and brats about 15 minutes more. Be sure to shake or stir twice during the cook time.
- Serve and enjoy!
How to serve Air Fryer Brats
These are great as a sandwich with some mustard, mayo, pickles, or ketchup (your preference!) but can also be served as a main dish with no additional ingredients!
To plate without a bun, I would serve the sausages, sliced or whole, on top of the onions and bell peppers with a side salad or another side.
What to serve with bratwurst sandwiches
These Air Fryer Brats are great with chips or tater tots! Just like toppings, almost any side goes with this recipe!
For a party, I like to make these with my Deviled Egg Pasta Salad which brings the flavor of the holidays to a great summer dish!
Looking for lighter options? Our Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a great vibrant addition of more veggies to the plate filled with quintessential Mediterranean flavors like olive oil, lemon, and parsley.
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Pro Tip: This recipe can be made in the air fryer unit with a basket or the air fryer oven. If you are using the air fryer oven, use the middle rack and select the "Air Fry" function.
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Air Fryer Brats
- Air fryer
- 1 package uncooked brats
- 1 bell pepper deseeded and sliced
- ½ large onion sliced
- Put sliced bell pepper and onion into air fryer basket. Lightly coat with oil and cook at 350°F or 175°C for about five minutes.
- Add brats to air fryer with vegetables. Cook at same temperature about 15 more minutes. Shake or stir the sausages and veggies twice during the cook time.
- Serve and enjoy!
Air Fryers can vary greatly. Please take the time to learn your specific air fryer. You may need to adjust times and temperatures based upon your air fryer. All though this website attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, the information should only be considered an estimate. Varying factors such as different product types, different brands, etc. can change nutritional information. It is your responsibility as a consumer to read all labels to make sure the ingredients fit your dietary needs as well as calculate your own nutritional information as a double check.