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Braciole (Italian-style Rolled Round Steak)

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Holly gets the first bite of her cousin's Italian Christmas dinner: braciole with "Sunday gravy."
Ingredients
  Beef steak 1 Large, cut into 1/4 thick (round beef steak)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Pignoli nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Gravy 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. On a clean worktable, place the steak and rub it with salt and pepper, all over the meat.
2. Sprinkle nuts, cheese and herbs all over the meat.
3. Starting from the short end roll the meat tightly and secure it with butcher’s twine.
4. In an ovenproof hot skillet, place the rolled meat and sear well until browned on all sides, about 6 to 8 minutes.
5. Place the skillet in the oven and broil for about 15 minutes or until the meat is tender.
6. Remove from the oven.

FINALIZING
7. In a pot, bring gravy to boil and place the rolled meat and simmer for 5 minutes basting the meat with gravy.
8. Remove the Braciole and cut it into slices.

SERVING
9. Serve the slice Braciole in serving plate and spoon gravy on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Occasion: 
Christmas
Dish: 
Beef Steak
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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