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Classic Austrian Tafelspitz with Creamed Spinach, Fried Potatoes, Apple Horse Radish, and Sour Cream and Chive Sauce – klassischer Österreichischer Tafelspitz mit Cremespinat, Rösterdäpfeln, Apfelkren, Schnittlauchsauce

Steinerwirt 1493. A-5700 Zell am See · Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 2

Though many will contend that Wiener schnitzel is THE Austrian specialty, there are others who would argue for another quintessential Austrian classic – Tafelspitz. Literally translated as ‘tip of the table,’ this simple, yet amazingly powerful dish of boiled beef was the favorite of Austrian royalty, most notably Emperor Franz Joseph I.

Rightfully so, the Tafelspitz served at Steinerwirt is fit for a king (or emperor). This traditional Austrian dish consists of three thick slices of sirloin (from the beef’s hind leg) served in a pan containing an aromatic clear beef broth and a mirepoix of root vegetables – carrots, celery, and parsnips – along with chopped green onions. Two sauces complement the main dish – a bowl of apple horseradish sauce and a creamy sour cream and chive dip. Traditional accompaniments – roasted potatoes and creamed spinach – come with the beef in their own separate serving dishes. Continue reading

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