Polidori Slow Cooker Brats and Campfire Beans


Recipe from: Chef Jason K. Morse, 5280 Culinary, LLC

Slow Cooker Polidori Brats and Campfire Beans

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 6 people


  • 1/2 pound Thick Applewood bacon cut into 1/4" strips
  • 3/4 cup Sweet yellow onion diced small
  • 1 tsp Fresh garlic crushed
  • 8 links Polidori Bratwurst
  • 3 cans Pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1.5 tbsp Cumin
  • 1.5 tbsp Dark chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp Unfiltered apple cider
  • 1/2 cup Dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups Fire roasted tomatoes crushed
  • 1 cup Beef stock


  • Heat your slow cooker to HIGH heat.
  • Add the Polidori Brats and brown on both sides.
  • Add the bacon and onions and saute until bacon is slightly browned and onions start to caramelize about 50% (Approx. 10-12 minutes).
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the Slow Cooker and mix well.
  • Cover and simmer for 1 hour, slowly remove cover and stir to mix.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning/sweetness as needed.
  • Replace the cover and let cook for 1 more hour or less depending on preference.
  • Remove from the slow cooker and enjoy! This is a great recipe to make over a campfire in your dutch oven. Happy Camping!!


Recipe from: Chef Jason K. Morse, 5280 Culinary, LLC