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Beef Flatladen (Stewed Beef in Gravy)
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8 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 2HRS 30MINS

Beef Flatladen (Stewed Beef in Gravy)

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Beef Flatladen, you've never heard of it, right? Of course not! That's my son's name for Beef Rouladen that is flat! Tastes just like rouladen without all the work and expense. A delicious meat dish that will go well with all your favorite sides.
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Quick German Recipes
Using local ingredients can be a bit of a challenge, but German cuisine is actually not that difficult to replicate. Especially when you have an Oma at your side, helping you.
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Beef Flatladen, you've never heard of it, right? Of course not! That's my son's name for Beef Rouladen that is flat! Tastes just like rouladen without all the work and expense. A delicious meat dish that will go well with all your favorite sides.
2HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$3.08
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Beef Chuck
2 lb
Beef Chuck
up to 3 lb
Bacon
6 slices
Onion
1
Onion, chopped
Garlic Dill Pickles
4
Garlic Dill Pickles, sliced
Butter
3 Tbsp
Salt
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
432
Fat
30.2 g
Protein
31.5 g
Carbs
7.7 g
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Using local ingredients can be a bit of a challenge, but German cuisine is actually not that difficult to replicate. Especially when you have an Oma at your side, helping you.
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step 1
Cut the Beef Chuck (2 lb) into pieces, about 2-3 inches square and about 3/4-inch thick.
step 1 Cut the Beef Chuck (2 lb) into pieces, about 2-3 inches square and about 3/4-inch thick.
step 2
Heat most of the Butter (3 Tbsp) in a large skillet. Brown meat well on all sides. Do not crowd, but do in several batches. Add extra butter if needed.
step 2 Heat most of the Butter (3 Tbsp) in a large skillet. Brown meat well on all sides. Do not crowd, but do in several batches. Add extra butter if needed.
step 3
Once the meat is browned, add Bacon (6 slices) and Onion (1) and brown briefly. Slowly add some hot water and gently stir to loosen browned bits at bottom of pan.
step 3 Once the meat is browned, add Bacon (6 slices) and Onion (1) and brown briefly. Slowly add some hot water and gently stir to loosen browned bits at bottom of pan.
step 4
Return meat to skillet along with any meat juices. Add Garlic Dill Pickles (4) and enough water to almost cover the meat. Bring to a simmer and cover.
step 4 Return meat to skillet along with any meat juices. Add Garlic Dill Pickles (4) and enough water to almost cover the meat. Bring to a simmer and cover.
step 5
Simmer for 1-2 hours, depending on how tender the cut of beef is. Remove bacon. It will be soft and unpleasant to eat. Remove the meat and set it to the side while you thicken the gravy.
step 5 Simmer for 1-2 hours, depending on how tender the cut of beef is. Remove bacon. It will be soft and unpleasant to eat. Remove the meat and set it to the side while you thicken the gravy.
step 6
To thicken the gravy, combine Corn Starch (2 Tbsp) in a little cold water and whisk to get out the lumps. Stir into cooking liquid until slightly thickened. Season gravy with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 7
Serve meat with the gravy drizzled over top, along with some nice side dishes.
step 7 Serve meat with the gravy drizzled over top, along with some nice side dishes.
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Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Beef
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
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