Game-Changer Beer Brat Penne

Pronto Penne package

Made with

Barilla Pronto® Penne

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 566
  • 24g
    total fat
  • 64g
    total carbohydrate
  • 22g
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Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Pronto® Penne
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup cold beer, preferably Pilsner (optional; replace with chicken stock or ginger ale)
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 16 ounces cooked bratwurst, sliced on the bias
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • POUR the whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter). Pour 2 cups of cold water into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta.
  • ADD onions and beer.
  • TURN on the burner to high and set your timer to 10 minutes (optional; add ½ teaspoon salt to taste).
  • COOK on high, stirring regularly.
  • AFTER 4 minutes add bratwurst. After 8 minutes add mustard.
  • COOK remaining 2 minutes until most of the water and beer are absorbed about 10 minutes, but may vary by stove.
  • REMOVE skillet from the heat, sauce should be creamy. Serve immediately.
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