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Quick Sauerbraten

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Quick sauerbraten is an European inspired recipe that hails from Germany. Prepared by marinating the roast, this quick sauerbraten recipe offers the same taste and unique flavor of the sauerbraten with a chuck roast. Spiced and cooked with onions, it goes well with rice or dinner rolls.
Ingredients
  Chuck roast 4 Pound
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Brown roast on both sides in hot oil in a large Dutch oven.
Combine onion, brown sugar, salt, pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice, bay leaf, 1 cup water, and vinegar; mix well, and pour over roast.
Cover and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until roast is tender, turning once.
Remove roast to serving platter.
Remove bay leaf.
Stir 1/2 cup water into flour; stir into pan drippings.
Cook, stirring constantly, until gravy is smooth and thickened.
Pour gravy over roast

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Quick

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