Cook the Book: Beef Sauerbraten with Red Cabbage and Pretzel Dumplings

Cook the Book: Beef Sauerbraten with Red Cabbage and Pretzel Dumplings
40 Ingredients
  • For the beef sauerbraten:
  • 2 pounds beef brisket
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 4 juniper berries
  • 2 teaspoons white peppercorns
  • 1 celery stalk, cut into large dice
  • 2 carrots, cut into large dice
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and cut in half
  • 4 yellow onions, 3 cut into 1/4-inch slices, and 1 diced
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon fresh or dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup homemade beef or chicken stock or prepared low-sodium beef or chicken stock
  • For the pretzel dumplings:
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 6 day-old soft pretzels,* about 2 ounces each, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 medium Spanish onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Note: Buy soft pretzels in your supermarket's freezer section. Bake them one day, then use them to make the dumplings the next day.
  • For the sweet-and-sour cabbage:
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into small dice
  • 1 large red cabbage, about 3 pounds, cored and sliced thin
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 lemon
Nutrition
1391
70% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            balanced, high-​fiber
     

Fat

100% 65

Saturated

132% 26

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 26

Polyunsaturated

- 6

Carbs

47% 141

Carbs (net)

- 126

Fiber

61% 15

Sugars

- 63

Sugars, added

- 8

Protein

84% 42

Cholesterol

74% 221

Sodium

105% 2513

Calcium

33% 325

Magnesium

36% 150

Potassium

43% 2026

Iron

55% 10

Zinc

77% 8

Phosphorus

81% 564

Vitamin A

56% 504

Vitamin C

142% 128

Thiamin (B1)

52% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

64% 1

Niacin (B3)

70% 11

Vitamin B6

124% 2

Folate equivalent (total)

31% 123

Folate (food)

- 127

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

99% 2

Vitamin D

264% 40

Vitamin E

27% 4

Vitamin K

128% 154

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 764
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