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I simply love this recipe of Sauerbraten as it has always managed to excite my choosy taste-buds. If you too have a taste for the unsually delicious, this Sauerbraten is a must try!
  Vinegar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Bay leaves 2
  Whole cloves 12
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large
  Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef roast 4 Pound
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Crumbled ginger snaps 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Heat vinegar, water, spices, salt and sugar to boiling.
Pour over sliced onions and allow to stand until cool.
Stir in oil.
Pour marinade over roast in a deep bowl.
Allow to stand in refrigerator 2 to 4 days, turning meat once a day so it will marinate evenly.
Remove meat from marinade and pat dry Dredge with half the flour.
Brown on all sides in hot short- ening in a dutch oven.
Place rack under meat and add 1 cup of strained marinade.
Save remaining marinade.
Cover meat tightly and simmer 3 to 4 hours or until meat is fork tender.
Remove to hot platter.
Add enough strained marinade to liquid in dutch oven to make 2 cups liquid.
Make a smooth paste with remaining flour and 1/4 cup cold marinade.
Stir into liquid in kettle.
Bring to boil, stirring constantly.
Stir in ginger snaps and heat thoroughly.
Season to taste.
Serve hot gravy with sauerbraten.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 712 Calories from Fat 274

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.4%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.7%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 194.7 mg64.9%

Sodium 565.1 mg23.5%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 76 g151.2%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 10.5%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sauerbraten Recipe