Quick Sauerbraten with Caramelized Onions

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 3 Hr 20 Min
Servings 6 to 8
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large sweet onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 (4 lb.) rolled rump roast, eye of round, top or bottom round
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 (1 oz.) pkg. meat tenderizing marinade
  • 1 tsp. pickling spice
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can beef broth
  • 1/3 cup finely crushed gingersnap crumbs
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Melt 4 tablespoons shortening in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion slices; cook until golden brown.

  • Step 2

    MELT 4 tablespoons shortening in roasting pan; brown roast on all sides.

  • Step 3

    MIX cider vinegar, meat marinade, pickling spice, black pepper and beef broth in small bowl. Top meat with onions and marinade. Cover; braise in oven 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is fork-tender or reaches an internal temperature of 165°F, basting every hour.

  • Step 4

    REMOVE roast from oven. Allow meat to rest for 15 minutes before carving.

  • Step 5

    STRAIN drippings to remove spices, reserving some of the onions if desired. Add water to drippings to measure 2 1/2 cups. Pour into saucepan, adding gingersnap crumbs, if desired; bring to a boil. Blend 1/2 cup cold water and flour in small bowl.

  • Step 6

    REDUCE heat to simmer. Whisk flour mixture into drippings, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in reserved onions, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Carve roast; serve with gravy.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 680
  • Calories from Fat350g
  • Total Fat 38g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 140mg
  • Sodium 1380mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 13g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 67g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet