A Wisconsin tradition... made healthy! Our hearty Beer Brat Chili has just the right amount of heat and is filled with healthy ingredients you love, like our 100 Calorie Chicken Brats! Personalize your chili with toppings like Wisconsin cheddar or sour cream.
Warm oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic, and cook until the vegetables are tender but not brown, stirring occasionally. Add the ground pork, and cook until brown.
Stir in chili powder and cumin and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes with juices, beans, tomato paste, beer, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer then reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered for an hour.
Meanwhile, cook sliced brats in a skillet over medium heat. Let the brats rest for 5 minutes and then slice. Stir the brats into the chili during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Season with salt to taste.
Scoop chili into soup bowls and top with shredded cheese, sour cream and chopped onion.
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Every time I visit my parents in Wisconsin I bring home a suitcase full of Summer Sausage, and I make them bring as many sausages as they can fit every time they come visit me. Unfortunately I'm down to my last sausage right now, and I'm months away from another visit. My little girls are going to be so sad without their sausage sandwiches for lunch, and we just can't get anything good out here in California. Keep up the good work, and let me know if you can help us out! - Dave L.
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This was the first time I purchased your product. I bought 2 packages of your Homegame fully cooked bratwurst. They were great! We roasted them over our campfire and they tasted wonderful! I plan to try more of your products in the future. I am always glad to support great WI products. Keep up the good work! - Jane M.
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My son Dave lives in Long Beach, CA and I always take Cher-Make beef summer sausage and hotdogs (per his request) in my suitcase when I visit. It's the only type he (and 4 yr old granddaughter) likes. Do you ship directly from your factory? She turns 4 next week, she wants a desk and summer sausage for her birthday from Grandma. - Susan L.
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We live too far from home to get the good stuff locally. We would like to buy online in 50-100# lots. Maybe larger. Please save us from the inferior products that proliferate the grocery store counters. We need our Cher-Make sausage. - Phil B.
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Had your low fat, low calorie Chicken Brats last nite for the first time. They were excellent! - Ken H.
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