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Category: Beef, German

 Ingredients List

  • 1000 To 1500 g lean beef
  • -(preferably a rump piece)
  • For the Marinade:
  • 3/4 l Water
  • Some cloves
  • 1/4 l Vinegar
  • Some Juniper Berries
  • 1/4 l Vinegar
  • 2 Big onions cut into rings
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Carrot
  • Black pepper (whole seed)
  • (l=liter)
  • For the Sauce:
  • 40 g Bacon, chopped
  • 100 g Raisins, washed and soaked
  • -with water
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1 tb Red current jelly
  • 2 Big onions chopped
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 l Broth
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 2 tb Flour



SAUERBRATEN (once more)

Bring to boil the marinade ingredients and pour over the meat. Cover and
keep in a cool dark place for 5 days. (In winter a bit longer) Put the
marinated meat on a sieve, then drain well by using a paper towel. Cook
bacon in oil for some minutes, then put in meat and fry it on all sides,
until brow Add onions and saute, add peppers and salt and now add
alternatively broth or marinate which has been sifted. USED!!only the
bay leaf may be used.

Now cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hrs, adding from time to time a ladle full
of broth or marinade. Add now the soaked raisins and the red current jelly,
and simmer for 1 hr. Now take the meat out of pot and let cool 10 minutes
on platter. Meanwhile back at the sauce..stir flour into the sour cream,
pour into sauce, while continuosly stirring and simmer for 10 minutes. Cut
meat into then slices and put then in the sauce.. 1000 g will serve 7 1500
g will serve 10 time you need 2 1/2 hrs actual cooking time

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