Bavarian-Style Beef Roast and Sauerkraut

Bavarian-Style Beef Roast and Sauerkraut

Treat yourself to a taste of Bavaria with this slow-cooker beef roast, which calls for just 15 minutes prep time. Sauerkraut, caraway seed and stone-ground mustard play into the tasty theme.

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tablespoon vegetable oil
3-pound beef boneless tip roast, trimmed of fat
teaspoons caraway seed
teaspoon salt
bag (16 ounces) frozen small whole onions
can (16 ounces) Bavarian-style sauerkraut, undrained
cup dark beer or Progresso® beef flavored broth
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
tablespoon stone-ground mustard
  1. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil about 5 minutes or until brown on all sides. Sprinkle with caraway seed and salt.
  2. Place beef in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place onions, sauerkraut and 1/4 cup of the beer around beef.
  3. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  4. Remove beef from cooker; cover to keep warm. Mix flour, remaining 1/4 cup beer and the mustard in small bowl; gradually stir into juices in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 15 to 30 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve beef with juices.
Makes 10 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Prefer tangy sauerkraut? Use the regular flavor instead of the sweeter Bavarian-style.
Serve With
Create a full German menu with this roast, spaetzle (the traditional German dumpling) or buttered egg noodles, a spinach salad with bacon dressing and crusty rolls.
Serve the sliced beef on pumpernickel bread spread with hearty German mustard and topped with the sauerkraut mixture.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.