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Round Steak Sauerbraten Recipe

Round Steak Sauerbraten Recipe

It takes only minutes to ready round steak for the slow cooker, then it simmers to a tasty tenderness most of the day. Tip: Lind Bloom of McHenry, Illinois says the flavorful beef strips and sauce are nice over hot rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/2 hours YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups cold water, divided
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2-1/2 pounds beef top round steak, cut into 3-inch x 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 10 cups hot cooked egg noodles


  • 1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the gravy mix, brown sugar, 2 cups water, onion, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaves.
  • 2. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper; stir into gravy mixture. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 3. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into beef mixture. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened. Discard bay leaves. Serve with noodles. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup beef mixture with 1 cup noodles equals 331 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 741 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.