Sicilian Meat Roll
|Tomato juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soft bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Snipped parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Ground beef||2 Pound|
|Boiled ham||6 Ounce|
|Mozzarella cheese||6 Ounce|
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 waxed paper or foil pat meat to a 10x8-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 paper to lift; seal edges and ends.
Place roll, seam side down, in 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350Â° till done, about 1 1/4 hours.
(Center of roll will be pink due to ham) Cut reserved cheese slice into 4 triangles; overlap atop meat.
Return to oven till cheese melts, about 2 minutes.