1 pound bratwurst sausages casing removed
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup beer such as Miller® (headquartered in Milwaukee)
1 package McCormick® Pork Gravy Mix
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
3/4 cup cheese curds or shredded white Cheddar cheese
Optional garnishes: cooked crumbled bratwurst and chopped parsley
- Preheat oven to 350°. Cook and crumble sausage in large skillet on medium-high heat until browned. Drain fat. Remove from skillet. Set aside.
- Melt butter in same large skillet on medium heat. Sprinkle with flour. Cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk, beer and Gravy Mix with whisk until smooth. Stirring constantly, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Gradually stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth. Stir in cooked sausage. Spoon into 9-inch glass pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese curds.
- Bake 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with soft pretzel bites or pretzel chips. Garnish with crumbled sausage and parsley if desired.
Original recipe and Nutrition Facts visit: Wisconsin Brat & Beer Cheese Dip @ dinneratthezoo.com