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Sheboygan Beer and Brat Stew

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“Since I'm a native of Sheboygan, WI, where beer, brats and cheese are the traditional fare, I felt that I needed to create a dish that reminds me of home.”
3hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice brats into bite-size pieces and place in a kettle.
  2. Pour beer over brats and place in refrigerator to marinate for at least 3 hours.
  3. Cut potatoes into bite-size pieces and place inside slow cooker.
  4. Add just enough water to cover potatoes.
  5. Stir in beef seasoning packet.
  6. Stir in Cream of Onion soup.
  7. Cook until potatoes are tender. (This will take around 3 hours at the low setting.) Be sure to stir occasionally.
  8. When potatoes are tender, heat brats in beer to a rolling boil.
  9. Boil for 3 minutes while stirring.
  10. Pour about 3/4 cup of boiled beer into potato mixture. (This doesn't need to be measured nor exact. Add to gain the consistency that you desire.).
  11. Drain remaining beer from kettle and brown bratwurst pieces.
  12. Add cheese to potato mixture.
  13. Add browned brats to potato mixture.
  14. Add pepper to taste.
  15. Stir well and serve.

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