Creamy Bratwurst Stew Recipe
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Creamy Bratwurst Stew Recipe

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A rich sauce coats this hearty combination of potatoes, carrots and bratwurst chunks. "I adapted a baked stew recipe that appeared in a newspaper," says Susan Holmes from Germantown, Wisconsin. "This is so comforting on cold winter evenings."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/2 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/2 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 pounds fresh Johnsonville® Original Bratwurst, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 516 calories, 36 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 1,032 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the potatoes, carrots, celery, onion and green pepper. Top with bratwurst slices. Combine the broth, salt, basil and pepper; pour over top. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until a thermometer reads 160° and vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in cream. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Bratwurst Stew in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 516 calories, 36 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 1,032 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"My husband and young children love this hearty meal. It is easy to prepare and full of flavor."

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Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"Trying this tonight - but half brats and half fresh polish plus 2 cup shredded red cabbage."

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Reviewed May. 16, 2013

"YUM!!!!! This is so good! Great Sunday dinner recipe."

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Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"Delicious! We loved this crock pot recipe for a family dinner."

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"My whole family loves it!"

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