Slow Cooker Old World Sauerbraten

Slow Cooker Old World Sauerbraten Recipe

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Jennifer Scarfia


The key to this is to marinade the roast for at least 24 hours and turning it several times to be sure to evenly marinate throughout. This is well worth the wait!


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7 Hr


  • 3 1/2 - 4 lb
    beef rump roast
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1
    lemon, sliced
  • 10
    cloves, whole
  • 1 large
  • 4
    bay leaves
  • 6
    peppercorns, whole
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 12
    gingersnaps, crumbled

How to Make Slow Cooker Old World Sauerbraten


  1. Place roast in a deep ceramic or glass bowl.
  2. Combine water, vinegar, lemon, cloves, onion, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt, and sugar. Pour over roast. Cover and refrigerate 24 to 36 hours. Turn roast several times while marinating.
  3. Place roast in slow cooker. Pour 1 cup marinade over roast.
  4. Cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours. Remove roast from slow cooker.
  5. Strain juices from roast and return to slow cooker. Stir in gingersnaps. Cover and cook on high 10 to 14 minutes.

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About Slow Cooker Old World Sauerbraten

Course/Dish: Beef
Hashtags: #slow, #cooker, #Sauerbraten

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