Quick Sauerbraten Stew

This is definitely something you want to have in winter, because it is heavy and rich.

    2 - 24 ounce cans beef stew
    8 gingersnaps, crushed
    2 tablespoons vinegar
    2 tablespoons brown sugar
    1 teaspoon instant minced onion
    1/4 teaspoon cloves
    1 bay leaf, crumbled
    1 tablespoon chopped parsley

  1. In pot, combine beef stew, ginger snaps, vinegar, brown sugar, onion, cloves and bay leaf. Cover.
  2. Place pot on base and simmer at Setting #5 for 1 hour. Reduce heat to Setting #2 to keep warm for serving.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with hot buttered noodles.

    Makes 6 to 8 serving.