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Marinated Beef (Saurbraten) Recipe

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Carmela Mallia Luke
Added: Tuesday, August 30, 2005


4 lb beef blade pot roast (any beef pot roast may be used)
1 c vinegar
1 cup water
1 lrg onion, sliced
1T sugar
1 tsp salt
10 peppercorns
3 whole cloves
2 bay leaves

l lemon

Combine first 8 ingredients in a saucepan & heat without boiling.
Pour hot mixture over meat & allow to cool.
Add l lemon, rinsed & cut in 1/4 in slices.
Cover & set in refrigerator.
Marinate for up to 4 days, turning meat over once each day.
Remove meat from marinade & drain thoroughly.
Strain & reserve marinade.
Brown pot roast slowly on all sides over medium heat in butter.
Slowly add & boil 2 cups of marinade (Save remaining for gravy)
Reduce heat, cover & simmer 2-1/2 - 3 hrs.

Melt 1/4 c butter & blend in 1/4 flour
Add gradually reserved cooking liquid, stirring constantly until gravy thickens.
SERVE: meat & gravy with Buttered Noodles

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Too long :)
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This takes a lot of preparation, but it's delicious and a great leftover.




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