Thuringia Sausage/Thüringer Rostbratwurst

Thuringia Sausage/Thüringer Rostbratwurst

I came about this tasty Grill Bratwurst strolling through Eisenach (known by Martin Luther and Wartburg). Born in Würzburg and growing up on Bratwurst from that region, I was intrigued about the Thüringer and their spices they use.

My Bavarian Sauerkraut would be a tasty side dish

These are the casings that are suitable for Bratwurst

I did some research, and if you up to it and have the right equipment, go ahead and try

Recipe for 20 Sausages

Thuringia Sausage/Thüringer Rostbratwurst

Thuringia Sausage/Thüringer Rostbratwurst
Category: Main meal
Cuisine: German
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes

A grill speciality we eat every time we travel to Leipzig or Dresden


  • 16 to 20 ft (5 to 6 meters) sheep's casing. Try Amazon
  • 2 lb 3 oz, or 1 kg shoulder, derinded.
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • Heaped tbs white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground caraway
  • 2 to 3 tbsp rubbed dried marjoram
  • Grated rind of 1/2 lemon


  • Mince the meat twice. A Ninja Mixer works best.
  • Grind in pepper, caraway coriander dried marjoram and nutmeg. 
  • Add lemon and eggs.
  • Mix ingredients together, making sure to spread the spices as evenly as possible. 
  • Put a sausage filling nozzle on the mixer and pull the skin over it and fill
  • Char grill until done, at least 5 to 8 minutes each side


Can be panfried, but char grilling tastest the best

Nutrition information

20 Bratwurst

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