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Bavarian Beef

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 5 oz
Calories 218
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 323 mg
Potassium 509 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 24 g

Servings and Times

Servings 5

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Lean beef stew meat, trimmed of fat, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 ¼ pound
Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon
Large onion, thinly sliced 1
Water 1 ½ cup
Caraway seeds ¾ teaspoon
Salt ½ teaspoon
Black pepper 1/8 teaspoon
Bay leaf 1
White vinegar ¼ cup
Sugar 1 tablespoon
Small head red cabbage, cut into 4 wedges ½
Gingersnaps, crushed ¼ cup
Directions
  1. Brown meat in oil in heavy skillet. Remove meat and sauté onion in remaining oil until golden. Return meat to skillet. Add water, caraway seeds, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1-1/4 hours.
  2. Add vinegar and sugar, and stir. Place cabbage on top of meat. Cover and simmer for an added 45 minutes.
  3. Remove meat and cabbage, arrange on platter, and keep warm.
  4. Strain drippings from skillet and skim off fat. Add enough water to drippings to yield 1 cup of liquid.
  5. Return to skillet with crushed gingersnaps. Cook and stir until thickened and mixture boils. Pour over meat and vegetables, and serve.