sauerbraten

noun
sau·er·bra·ten | \ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌbrä-tᵊn \

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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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 A reader provided this sauerbraten recipe to former food editor Judy Walker in 2007. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Remember Kolb's? Check out these recipes from this lost restaurant," 18 July 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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