Crock Pot Bratwurst and Peppers

READY IN: 6hrs 15mins
Recipe by PanNan

My brother-in-law shared this recipe with us. It is a very easy and delicious recipe. A nice variation from grilled brats, particularly during very cold weather when you don't want to get the grill out, or when you're too busy watching a Green Bay Packer game! This recipe is definitely a Midwest U.S. region favorite.

Top Review by Mimi Bobeck

This was very good. Different from the way I'm used to, but different is NOT a bad word. The 3 different peppers (red, yellow, green) made this more colorful than the traditional way, and added a unique, contempo/international fusion flavor to it. I really enjoy foods that blend 2 or more cultures together. The fact that is was slowly cooked in a crockpot also merged the flavours quite wonderfully! Thanks for a great idea and a great recipe PanNan!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly brown bratwursts in butter.
  2. Layer one half of the bell peppers, onion and apple in the bottom of the crock pot.
  3. Place 3 bratwursts on top.
  4. Repeat with remaining veggies and bratwurst.
  5. Pour beer over all.
  6. Cook on high for 1- 2 hours.
  7. Turn to low and cook at least 4 more hours.
  8. Serve brat and pepper mixture on rolls with mustard or favorite condiment.
  9. Excellent with sauerkraut and German potato salad.

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