sau·​er·​bra·​ten | \ ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌbrä-tᵊn How to pronounce sauerbraten (audio) \

Definition of sauerbraten

: oven-roasted or pot-roasted beef marinated before cooking in vinegar with peppercorns, garlic, onions, and bay leaves

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Recent Examples on the Web Aficionados of authentic German fare know their schnitzel, rouladen, sauerbraten and schweinsbraten, too. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Pomeranian-style Oktoberfest brings some little-known flavors - and history," 22 Sep. 2020 But in the warm-weather months, the pretty and spacious Biergarten is the place to dig into sausages, smoked fish, sauerbraten, pretzels and other beer-friendly fare. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "Take advantage of these 6 Twin Cities restaurant patios while the weather cooperates," 4 Sep. 2020 The cookies dissolved into a silky sauce that’s a little lighter in color than traditional sauerbraten gravy, but still full of potent flavor. Paul Stephen,, "How to transform Girl Scout Cookies — Samoas, Thin Mints, Lemonades, Trefoil — into desserts and beef sauce," 19 Feb. 2020 There’s also tons of live entertainment on the schedule, as well as authentic German food, beer and wine, including jagerschnitzel, brats and sauerkraut and sauerbraten. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "The ultimate guide to Oktoberfest in Colorado, 2019 edition," 13 Sep. 2019 Foods include sauerbraten, wiener schnitzel and a German sausage platter. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 Oktoberfest celebrations in Milwaukee to check out from now until, well, October," 5 Sep. 2019 One of the most coveted praises is when someone from Germany says her sauerbraten is amazing. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "More than just a gastropub. Food at Monnik is as awesome as the beer," 10 July 2018 Participants can enjoy an authentic menu of sauerbraten, German potato salad, carrots, red cabbage, rye bread and pumpkin rolls. Annie Alleman, Aurora Beacon-News, "Have a barrel of fun at suburban Oktoberfests," 8 Sep. 2017 Besides sausages, schitzels and sauerbraten, Edelweiss’ other entrees ($14-$21) include steaks and salmon, an excellent sauteed chicken breast, a chicken alla panna in white-wine sauce, spaghetti or lobster ravioli. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "A surprise steak find in Fort Worth — at the home of the Chicken Dance," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of sauerbraten

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sauerbraten

German, from sauer sour + Braten roast meat

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The first known use of sauerbraten was in 1889

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“Sauerbraten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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