Creamy Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Bratwurst Stew

Yet another delicious cold weather dish to keep you warm and healthy. Just what you need after shovelling a bunch of snow off your driveway and walks.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, soup


  • 1 Slow Cooker or Crockpot


  • lbs potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 lbs bratwurst links
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cups half and half cream
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 3 tbsp cold water


  • Chop your veggies
    Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, Celery, and Green Pepper
  • Place the veggies in the crock and toss to mix.
    Carrots, Onions, Potatoes, Green Pepper, and Celery
  • Top with the bratwurst links
    Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, Celery, Green Pepper, and Bratwurst in Crock
  • Mix the salt, pepper, and basil with the broth
    Salt, Pepper, and Basil in Chicken Broth
  • Pour the broth over the sausage and veggies, then cook on low for 6 – 7 hours until the sausage is cooked through and the veggies are tender.
    Vegetables, Broth, and Sauce in Crock
  • Remove the sausages from the crock abd raise the temperature to high.
    Cooked Bratwurst Links
  • Cut the brats into 1 inch slices.
    Cooked Bratwurst Slices
  • Return the slices to the crock and toss to combine.
    Cooked Bratwurst Slices and Vegetables
  • Stir in the cream
    Cooked Bratwurst Slices and Vegetables in Cream
  • Mix corn starch and water into a smooth slurry.
    Corn Starch Slurry
  • Stir the slurry into the crock and combine well.
  • Cook, covered, on high until thickened, about 30 minutes
    After Slurry Added to Bratwurst Soup
  • Serve it up!
    Creamy Bratwurst Soup

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