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A German creation, Sauerbraten is beef sauteed in a red-wine sour cream sauce. It would be hard to find a German restaurant that didn't serve this perennial favorite!
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3 pounds beef pot roast
3/4 cup red wine
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon thyme
dash cloves
1 onion, chopped
4 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cups sour cream


Marinate meat in the next 8 ingredients for 48 hours in the refrigerator, turning it over from time to time.

Simmer, covered, in 350 oven for 1-1/2 hours or until tender. Remove the meat and strain liquid, reserving the liquid.

In a saucepan, melt butter, stir in flour, and cook until golden. Add strained marinade. Stir in sour cream, heat but do not boil, until heated through.

Serve over wide noodles or spaetzle.

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