Stew Beef Sauerbraten Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 40 mins

Stew Beef Sauerbraten

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"This is the quickest and easiest way to make Sauerbraten that was handed down by my grandmother. Our family has always used a pressure cooker. However, a Dutch oven or large pot may be substituted but this would increase the cooking time."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Melt the shortening in a pressure cooker pot over medium-high heat. Add the stew beef; cook, turning occasionally, until the outside is browned. Pour in the water, vinegar and browning sauce. Add the bay leaves and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Close the lid on the pressure cooker and bring to full pressure. Adjust the heat as needed. Once the pot comes to full pressure, cook for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and release the pressure according to the manufacturer's instructions. While the pressure is releasing, mix together the flour and 1/2 cup of water in a cup. Pour this into the pressure cooker, and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thickened.
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Footnotes

  • Variation
  • To cook on the stove top, use a Dutch oven and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours, or until meat can easily be cut with a fork.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 04, 2008

"Kitchen Bouquet" makes a good Browning & Seasoning Sauce. http://www.practicallyedible.com/edible.nsf/encyclopaedia!openframeset&frame=Right&Src=/edible.nsf/pages/kitchenbouquet!opendocument Follow that link for more details. Only use small quantities since it's highly concentrated.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 08, 2007

Sorry, but what do you mean by 'browning sauce'? Thanks

 

8 Ratings

Oct 09, 2011

I made the recipe per instructions. Found it was lacking........so I went ahead and fixed the flavor. I added a bunch of crushed gingersnaps and about a 1/4 cup of brown sugar. Carefully blended in and it made a nice gravy. Finished it up with a T. of butter to bend flavors. Much better. Next time I think I will use red wine vinegar for a better flavor right off. Served it with german noodles and green peas.

 
Apr 26, 2010

Why low rate a recipe cause you don't know what browning sauce is. Go look it up ! Sounds like gravy to me

 
Sep 27, 2010

Awesome! Tastes great served over homemade noodles.

 
Jan 13, 2011

I use hamberger meat just cooked it in meatballs,this is the first time I didnt burn my stew when maken dumplings with, thanks for the how to tips,I will make this again next time i will try with stew beef but I still am very happy anything I can get all my kids to eat is amazing, thanks again.

 
Oct 18, 2010

I was disappointed - followed the recipe-very watery tasting-sorry

 
Sep 23, 2012

I decided to try this recipe with some venison stew meat.I have made sauerbraten the traditional way and loved everything about it except the time it takes to marinate.This method therefore was perfect for me.I did decide to modify it according to my own recipe and it was enjoyed by all.(My recipe calls for a whole chopped onion which is browned after the meat,a couple of tablespoons of sugar on the browned meat and a tablespoon of pickling spice which I put in a tea infuser and added to the liquid) I didn't have my pressure cooker with me so I simmered this on the stove for two hours.Thanks so much for the recipe as I never would have considered using anything but a roast for sauerbraten!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 764 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 200 mg
  • 67%
  • Fat
  • 55.3 g
  • 85%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 59.2 g
  • 118%
  • Sodium
  • 247 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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