Skip to main content New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Sauerbraten Beef in Gingersnap Gravy

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Sauerbraten but easier!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


7 h 30 m servings 607 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Combine beef stew meat, onion, beef broth, vinegar, and bay leaves in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low for 7 to 9 hours.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook egg noodles in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain.
  4. Remove bay leaves from beef mixture; stir in crushed gingersnaps and brown sugar. Cook beef mixture on Low until thickened, about 15 minutes. Serve sauerbraten over egg noodles and garnish with parsley.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 607 calories; 32.7 g fat; 31.6 g carbohydrates; 43.9 g protein; 147 mg cholesterol; 276 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes


Read all reviews 2
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

3.11.16 My husband's grandmother was from Bavaria, and his mother learned how to cook their Christmas-Day sauerbraten meal from her. I learned from my MIL, so that tradition has continued. T...

This was really good! I had a few issues with mine though and improvised, not due to the recipe. Firstly, I forgot to start my crock pot, so I browned the meat in a Dutch oven. I added the vineg...