Bohemian Beef Dinner

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 2 hours


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 24, 2022
When I was growing up, one of my favorite things to do was to help my mother in the kitchen while she prepared traditional Czech dishes like this. It's a savory stick-to-your-ribs meal with beef and sauerkraut covered in a creamy sauce. —Carl & Isobel Wanasek, Rogers, Arkansas
Bohemian Beef Dinner Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • Additional paprika


  1. In a bowl or dish, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add beef and toss to coat. In a Dutch oven, brown the beef in oil in batches; drain. Add the onions, garlic, dill, caraway, paprika and water.
  2. Cover and simmer for 2 hours or until meat is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in sour cream; heat through but do not boil. Heat sauerkraut; drain and spoon onto a serving platter. Top with the beef mixture. Sprinkle with paprika.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 442 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 1321mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 34g protein.