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German Sauerbraten

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This German Sauerbraten has made my day ! Try out this German Sauerbraten for your party dinner this weekend and tell me if you like it !
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Bay leaf 1
  Whole cloves 3
  Whole black peppercorns 6
  Vegetable oil/Bacon fat 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon, mixed to a paste with cold water
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon (For Mixing)
  Light cream/Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place meat in a glass bowl.
Combine all marinade ingredients in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and allow to cool.
Pour over meat.
Cover and refrigerate for 2 days.
Turn meat occasionally in the marinade.
Remove meat from marinade.
Strain marinade and reserve 1 cup.
Brown meat on all sides in hot oil in a skillet.
Place in slow cooker.
Add some of the marinade to the skillet and stir to pick up the browned bits.
Add to the slow cooker along with remaining marinade, onions, celery, carrot, and salt.
Cover and cook on low about 10 hours.
Remove meat, slice, and keep it warm.
Strain cooking liquid into a saucepan.
Add flour water paste.
Bring to a boil, stir ring constantly until thickened.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in cream if desired.
Pour some of the gravy over the meat.
Serve remainder separately.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 191 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.7 mg5.6%

Sodium 313.5 mg13.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.2%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 2 g3.6%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 3.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


German Sauerbraten Recipe