Sauerbraten is everyone’s favorite in the family. When you combine it with soup, it turns out to be the best meal. This Sauerbraten soup recipe brings you the ultimate pleasure and goodness of everything you need in a perfect dish. It is tasty, fulfilling, and contains a rich aroma. Without having a long beef margination, you are good to have the ultimate taste and finish.
It is the right thing to add to your meal and make your meal table complete and exciting for everyone. Grab the easy and authentic recipe with modern age modifications to have a wonderful meal.
Slow Cooker Sauerbraten Soup
- 2 tbsp Olive oil
- 1 tbsp pickling spices (mixed)
- 4 lbs beef stew meat (1-inch pieces)
- 6 cups beef broth (divided)
- 1 medium onion (chopped)
- 16 ounces sweet and sour red cabbage (Shredded)
- 1 bay leaf
- ½ tsp ginger (grounded)
- ¼ tsp Cloves (Grounded)
- 8 gingersnap cookies (crushed)
- Wide egg noodles (Cooked)
How to Make?
- Place a large skillet on medium-high heat and add oil to it.
- Brown the meat in a skillet by dividing it into batches
- Now transfer the meat into a slow cooker
- Take an empty tea bag or a cheesecloth. Add all the pickling spices and bay leaf to it.
- Secure the cloth with the help of kitchen string and make it a spice bag.
- Place the spice bag directly into the slow cooker or hook the string to the handle.
- Add 4 cups broth, onion, cabbage, ginger, and cloves.
- Set the cooker on high and cook it for about 3 hours.
- Pour the remaining broth into a saucepan with gingersnaps and place over medium heat.
- Cook it for about 10 minutes while keep stirring until its thick.
- Transfer the broth to the slow cooker and cover it for about 1 hour or until the meat is tender.
- Discard the spice bag after draining it well.
- Mix the noodles in the soup before serving or serve them as a side to be added later.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sauerbraten soup and stew are made of beef strips, broth, and spices. It is a rich combination of flavors having ginger in dominance. The gingersnaps in the recipe make it more refreshing, digestive, and rich.
It’s a soup and stew meal if you are not eating it with the noodles. However, the side of noodles adds more nutrients and calories to the meal, making it a complete meal.
The origin of Sauerbraten is dedicated to Julius Caesar, who documented marinated beef in the first place. However, in the 13th century, Saint Albert the Great of Cologne gave its popularized recipe.