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Crock-Pot Brats and Sauerkraut

Crock-Pot Brats and Sauerkraut

Brats slow cooked with sweet onions, sauerkraut and beer to perfection. Serve this at your next party with Swiss Cheese and the homemade sauce.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10 People



  • 10 Brats
  • 2 Large Sweet Onions sliced
  • 14 oz Sauerkraut rinsed and well-drained
  • 3 12 oz light beer
  • 10 Hoagie Buns split
  • 10 Swiss Cheese Slices


  • 3/4 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup Chili Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Sweet Pickle Relish
  • 1 Clove garlic minced
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • Brown the brats in a skillet or on a grill and add to the crock-pot.
  • Top with onion and sauerkraut. Pour beer over the brats.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours or HIGH for 8 hours.
  • In a small mixing bowl, mix the ingredients for the sauce.
  • Add a slice of cheese to a hoagie bun and top with a brat, sauerkraut and a little sauce. Enjoy!
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