Sicilian Meat Roll
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Tomato juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soft bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Snipped parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Ground beef||2 Pound|
|Thinly sliced boiled ham||6 Ounce|
|Sliced mozzarella cheese||6 Ounce (1 Package)|
In a bowl combine the eggs and tomato juice.
Stir in the bread crumbs, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Add ground beef; mix well.
On foil or waxed paper pat meat to a 10 x 8 inch rectangle.
Arrange ham slices atop meat, leaving a small margin around edges.
Reserve 1 slice of cheese.
Tear up remaining cheese; sprinkle over ham.
Starting from short end, carefully roll up meat, using foil or paper to lift; seal edges and ends.
Place roll, seam side down, in 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° till done, about 1 1/4 hours.
Cut reserved cheese slice into 4 triangles; overlap atop meat.
Return to oven till cheese melts, about 2 minutes.