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Easy Sauerbraten

Ingredients
  Beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Cornflour 2 Pound
  Gherkins 2 , chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Mixed herbs To Taste
For the marinade
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Pint
  Bay leaf 1
  Cloves 2
  Peppercorns 2
  Onion 1 , sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) First, prepare the marinade by mixing the ingredients.
2) Then, beat the meat well and marinate for at least overnight.
3) Next day, preheat the oven to 400 F.
4) Presoak the Romertopf (clay pot).

MAKING
5) From the marinade, remove the meat and dry well.
6) Rub the meat with salt and pepper to taste.
7) Into the soaked Romertopf, put the meat along with the chopped herbs.
8) On top, add a little of the marinade to reach about 1 inch depth in the pot.
9) In the oven, cook covered for 2 1/2 hours. Remember to remove the cover during the last 20 minutes so that the meat turns brown.
10) From the pot, drain off the liquid.
11) Through a sieve, strain this liquid and add cornflour to thicken.
12) To this gravy, add the chopped gherkins.

SERVING
13) Serve the Sauerbraten with dumplings, boiled potatoes or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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