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Sweet And Sour Beef

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The sweet and sour beef recipe can be prepared with chuck roast or arm roast. Cooked in the oven with pickling sauce tied in cheese cloth and onions, the sweet and sour beef is prepared with a ginger snap gravy and can be served with potato dumplings or potato pancakes.
  Chuck roast/Arm roast 4 Pound
  Wine vinegar 1 Pint
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Pickling spice 2 Tablespoon, tied in cheesecloth
  Onion 1 Large
  Ginger snaps 15 , crushed

Place roast in heavy skillet; brown on both sides.
Place roast in roasting pan; add vinegar, sugar, pickling spice, onion and enough water to cover roast.
Bake at 325 degrees for 3 to 4 hours or until tender.
Remove meat; make gravy using gingersnaps instead of flour for thickening.
Serve with potato dumplings or potato pancakes.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4310 Calories from Fat 1271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 141 g217%

Saturated Fat 44 g219.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 979.9 mg326.6%

Sodium 2425.1 mg101%

Total Carbohydrates 293 g97.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.4%

Sugars 141.5 g

Protein 412 g823.9%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 42.5%

Calcium 57% Iron 219.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet And Sour Beef Recipe