Vinegar Gravy

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Lester G.

I grew up on this and have never found anyone who has heard of it. I suspect it is German in origin because my mother was German. It is very good on new potatoes and good on potatoes anytime. It is something you have to try to believe.

Top Review by Djs Eagles

Wow! I am 71 years old and have had this all of my life! My parents are German and were raised on this. The recipe originally came from Prussia. We use it regularly on Verenika (EXTRA dry cottage cheese dumplings), and Kielkia, (dough left over from making Verenika). I tried your recipe, and it is just like ours! Thanks for posting it!


  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan.
  2. Cook it until it is a medium dark brown.
  3. Carefully add the vinegar.
  4. Be real careful because the vinegar will cause the butter to boil and foam.
  5. When it is done foaming pour into a gravy boat and serve.

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