German Sweet And Sour Meat Recipe

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German Sweet and Sour Meat

carrie bashak

By
@carebear49

My grandmother made this, my mother made it, and I have made it for years for my family. It is great to do in the crock pot as well-about 5 hours on low or until tender. My son LOVES this, and it is perfect with egg noodles and a side of Red Cabbage. To me, this is the ultimate comfort food.


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Serves:
about 4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 to 1and 1/2 lb. stew meat
1/3 c
water
1/3 c
cider vinegar
1 medium
onion
10
ginger snaps(nabisco is good)
3
bay leaf
4
beef bouillon, cubes
1/8 c
gravy master
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
dash(es)
black pepper

Step-By-Step

1In a small glass measuring cup combine 1/3 cup cider vinegar with 1/3 cup water. Add 10 ginger snaps and let them break down..you may need to help them out with a fork-ideally you want it smooth. Set aside for later.
2Brown meat on high heat in lg stock pot with oil to coat. when browned remove and add chopped onion to pan to slightly brown them. Replace meat and add water until the water is two thirds of the way up the meat(not quite covering it).
3Cover and bring to a simmer for 15 minutes. Add Allspice, bouillon cubes, bay leaves, gravy master and pepper. Cook for 1 and 1/2 hours or until meat is "fork tender".
4add ginger snap mix, and raise heat for a bit until your sweet and sour meat gravy thickens,it should not take more than a few minutes. Then serve over buttered egg noodles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Sauerbraten