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  Pot roast 3 1⁄2 Pound
  Red wine vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Stalk celery 1 , sliced
  Whole cloves 5
  Bay leaves 2
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns/1/4 teaspoon pepper 4
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Gingersnaps 6 , crushed

Place meat in glass bowl.
Add remaining ingredients except oil, brown sugar and gingersnaps.
Cover and marinate in refrigerator 24 to 48 hours, turning meat several times to season evenly.
Remove meat from marinade; drain well.
In large fry pan or Dutch oven, brown meat on all sides in hot oil.
Add 1 1/2 cups strained marinade.
Giver and simmer 21/2 to 3 hours or until tender.
Place meat on warm platter.
Spoon fat off juice; add brown sugar and gingersnaps.
Cook until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly.
If necessary, thin with water or remaining marinade.
Pour over meat.
Serve with potato dumplings, boiled potatoes or potato pancakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 619 Calories from Fat 378

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.5%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131 mg43.7%

Sodium 910 mg37.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.65 g2.6%

Sugars 9.8 g

Protein 39 g78.1%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 20.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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