Sauerbraten with Ginger Gravy

Sauerbraten with Ginger Gravy

BrianCamfam 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
Servings 4


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 1 to 1 pounds total beef cubed steaks
  • 1 onion small – finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 12-ounce jar brown gravy
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup coarsely crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1 tablespoon 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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