Same Day Sauerbraten

READY IN: 2hrs 38mins
Recipe by Katha

Mom found this recipe many many years ago in a magazine. We generally have this at least once a year.

Top Review by Roger R.

All things considered that this just took about 31/2 hours start to table, I have to give this 5 Stars. I used fresh grated ginger and added a few sprigs of tyme. Also used 1/4 of vinegar and 1/2 cup water with the flour at the end to thicken. Meat was very tender and the gravy was spot on.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put oil& meat in a heavy pot or dutch oven.
  2. Brown meat on all sides.
  3. Remove from pot& pour off fat.
  4. Put a rack in pot.
  5. Add meat& 3/4 cup water.
  6. Cover.
  7. Bring to a boil& Simmer 1 hour (meat will not be done).
  8. Remove meat.
  9. Set on a cutting board in a shallow pan.
  10. Cut meat in 1/2 inch slices.
  11. Remove rack from pot.
  12. Put sliced meat back in pot with any juices from the shallow pan.
  13. Add 3/4 cup water and remaining ingredients except last 2.
  14. Bring to a boil again, simmer covered (adding more water if needed) 1 1/2 hours or untill tender.
  15. Remove meat to a hot platter.
  16. Thicken broth with a small amount of flour& water.
  17. When thickened simmer 2 minute.
  18. Serve with meat.
  19. 6 servings.

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