Recipes and Cooking Chicken Bratwurst and Onions with Broccoli Slaw Salad 4.4 (17) Take the stress out of your next tailgate by preparing the sausages in your slow cooker rather than on the grill. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 6, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Prep Time: 20 mins Slow Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 20 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 large onions (about 1 1/2 pounds), sliced 1/2 inch thick ½ cup apple cider or apple juice 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 8 cooked smoked chicken or turkey bratwurst ¼ cup buttermilk 2 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise ¼ teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed Dash cayenne pepper 2 cup packaged shredded broccoli (broccoli slaw mix) 8 reduced-calorie whole grain frankfurter buns, split and toasted Directions In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine onions, apple cider, garlic, thyme, and black pepper. Arrange bratwurst on top of onion mixture. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Meanwhile, for broccoli slaw, in a medium bowl combine buttermilk, parsley, mayonnaise, caraway seeds, and cayenne pepper. Stir in broccoli slaw mix. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Remove bratwurst from cooker. Using a slotted spoon, remove onions, draining well. Discard cooking liquid. To serve, fill buns with onions and bratwurst. Top with broccoli slaw. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 245 Calories 8g Fat 38g Carbs 17g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 245 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 36mg 12% Sodium 874mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 9g Protein 17g Vitamin C 25.6mg 128% Calcium 142mg 11% Iron 3.1mg 17% Potassium 157mg 3% Folate, total 64.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.