Slow-Cooker Sauerbraten

Sauerbraten

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay

Yields

Serves : 8
Recipe: tasteofhome.com
By Taste of Home 

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (14 ounces) ketchup
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mixed pickling spices
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast or rump roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed gingersnap cookies (about 30 cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Steps

  • Mix first six ingredients. Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker; add water. Pour ketchup mixture over top. Add cookie crumbs.
  • Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 6-8 hours.
  • Remove roast from slow cooker; keep warm.
  • Strain cooking juices; skim fat. Transfer 4 cups juices to a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices.
  • Return to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve with roast.