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Skillet Sauerbraten

I've used this recipe successfully with steak, antelope and venison. I generally serve it with red cabbage and egg noodles that have been sprinkled with poppy seeds.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 50 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 3/4 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup finely crushed gingersnap cookies (about 6 cookies)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Hot cooked egg noodles


  • In a large skillet, saute beef and onion in oil until beef is browned and onion is tender. Add gingersnaps and allspice to the skillet. Slowly stir in beef broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until mixture is thickened, about 45 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the vinegar; mix well. Serve over noodles.

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