Braciola - Braciole (Italian Stuffed Beef Rolls)

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Wonderful cheese-stuffed beef rolls simmered in pasta sauce. A great Sunday afternoon meal. I serve with a side of pasta and fresh steamed veggies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pound the steak very thin and cut into 4 pieces.
  2. Place a slice of mozzarella on each piece, then top with parmesan, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Roll each piece up tightly and secure with a string.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet and brown the rolls evenly on each side.
  5. Drop them in your favorite pasta sauce and allow them to simmer for 2 hours or until tender and cooked through. (The meat will add a wonderful flavor to your sauce!).
  6. Remove the strings and serve.
  7. (Alternative: Assemble and brown the beef rolls the night before and store them in the fridge. Then drop the rolls and the sauce in your crockpot and cook on low for 8 hours the next day).


Most Helpful

Easy and yummy! I was bad and bought the premade Braciole from my local butcher, I followed the rest of your directions - the butcher had only put parmesan and parsley in the middle, so I opened each one up and put a slice of cheese in the middle. The DH was in heaven. He actually had the leftovers for breakfast this morning.

Jen Wiehl December 21, 2008

Excellent flavors with this dish. I used my homemade sauce, the cheese ozzed out into the sauce which made it even better. Have lots of meat left so will just add more sauce for another meal. Served with spaghetti, salad and hot Italian bread.

adopt a greyhound May 26, 2013

This was good and fork tender. I followed the recipe other then I used fresh garlic instead of garlic powder. I cooked mine on the stove for 2.5 hours and it was so tender. It smelled awesome as it was cooking.

bmcnichol May 23, 2013

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