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Rhineland Sauerbraten With Altbier

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“Source: (Note: needs to marinate for 2-3 days in advance)”
2hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine carrots, onion, vinegar, water, beer, cloves, peppercorns, bay leaf, juniper berries and sugar, bring to a boil: let cool completely.
  2. Pour over top round roast in a large ceramic or glass bowl.
  3. Cover, marinate and refrigerate for 2 to 3 days, turning meat over once or twice a day.
  4. Remove meat from marinade, pat dry and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Heat butter in large pot.
  6. Sear all sides of the roast.
  7. Once browned on all sides, add gingerbread crumbs and marinade.
  8. Gently simmer for 60 minutes with lid on; be sure not to let the mixture boil.
  9. Remove lid and continue simmering for another 30 to 45 minutes, adding water as needed to keep meat covered.
  10. Remove meat from marinade and set aside.
  11. Place marinade in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  12. Season sauce to taste and stir in sour cream and raisins.
  13. Slice meat and serve with sauce.

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