london broil beef, sliced paper thin
( by butcher)
dill pickles, minced
1 tablespoon flour or 2 teaspoons
salt and pepper, as needed
- Fry the chopped bacon in a very large skillet, with the carrot.
- Cook until bacon is done.
- Drain the bacon and carrot thoroughly, but leave 1-2 Tablespoons of fat in the skillet.
- Mix the bacon, onion, carrot, mustard, and minced pickle.
- Add the rye seeds if you are using them.
- Lay one london broil fillet flat on a large plate.
- Spread one teaspoon of the mix thinly on the fillet, spreading to within 1/4" of the edges.
- You may have to use a little more or a little less.
- Starting from a narrow end, roll up the steak fillet.
- Fasten at end with a toothpick.
- Continue until all the steak has been used.
- If you have any small pieces of steak left over, chop them very finely and set aside.
- Heat the bacon grease, and place the steak rolls in the skillet.
- If there are any steak bits, add them to skillet.
- Brown on each side.
- When browned, add the water to the skillet.
- Turn to low and simmer one hour.
- At the end of the hour, remove the rouladen from the pan to a plate and keep warm.
- Put the flour or cornstarch in a cup, shaker, or blender container and add 1/2 cup liquid from the skillet.
- Mix until there are no lumps.
- Turn the heat under the skillet to high and let the liquid in the skillet return to a boil.
- Stir in the flour/cornstarch mix, and continue to stir as the liquid thickens.
- As soon as it is the consistency you like, put the rouladen back in for 5 minutes, rolling to coat with gravy.
- Serve on a large platter with gravy on the side.