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Gingersnap Goulash

 Gingersnap Goulash
A friend shared this authentic recipe with me years ago. I think you'll enjoy the extra spice from the addition of gingersnaps. It wonderfully captures the flavor of sauerbraten.
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 2 hours


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 12 gingersnap cookies, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bottle (14 ounces) ketchup


  • In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine the first eight ingredients;
  • bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until
  • meat is tender. Add ketchup; cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring
  • occasionally. Yield: 8-10 serving (2-1/2 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 193 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 824 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.
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