Quick Sauerbraten

Quick Sauerbraten

2 1/2 lbs. semi-boned chuck steak
3/4 t. ground ginger
1/8 t. ground cloves
1 T. vegetable oil
1/8 t. allspice
3/4 C. water
3/4 t. ground pepper
1/2 C. vinegar
1 bay leaf
1 t. salt
1 T. flour
3 T. light brown sugar
cooked noodles

Brown meat in the oil in heavy skillet. Combine water, vinegar, salt, sugar, spices and bay leaf; pour over meat. Bring to boil, cover and simmer, 2 hours or until tender turning once or twice.

Remove meat to serving platter. Skim off fat and, if necessary, add a littler water to drippings to make enough gravy.

Thicken with the flour mixed with a little cold water. Simmer a few minutes and then pour over meat.

Serve with noodles.

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