Sauerbraten with Ginger Gravy

Sauerbraten with Ginger Gravy

Brian CampbellCamfam Cookery
Our take on this traditional German pot roast uses tender cubed steak that’s covered in a flavorful ginger gravy. It’s a tasty comfort food you’ll wanna eat over and over again.
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Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine German
Servings 4
Calories 245 kcal


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 beef cubed steaks
  • 1 onion small – finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 12 oz brown gravy
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup gingersnap cookies coarsely crushed
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream


  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the cubed steaks, onion, salt, and pepper and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until the steaks are browned on both sides.
  • Stir in the gravy, vinegar, water, cookie crumbs, and brown sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the steak is tender.
  • Stir in the sour cream and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until well blended and heated through. Serve immediately.


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Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 2gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 638mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 443IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 1mg
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