Braciole (Stuffed Beef Rolls in Tomato Sauce)

Recipe by PamLuvs2Cook
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place beef between two pieces of plastic wrap. Pound gently with a meat pounder or mallet to 1/4-1/8 inch thickness.
  • Remove and discard plastic wrap. Place one slice of the prosciutto on each beef slice. Sprinkle beef slices with the finely chopped garlic, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper. Roll each of the beef slices into a tight roll and secure with a toothpick.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add the braciole and crushed garlic. Cook, turning the meat occasionally, until it is browned on all sides and the garlic is golden. Add the red wine and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove and discard the crushed garlic cloves.
  • Stir in the tomato puree and basil.
  • Cover and cook on low heat, turning the meat occasionally, until it is tender when pierced with a fork, about 2 hours. Add a little water if the sauce becomes to thick.
  • If you want to serve it the Italian way: Serve the sauce over the hot, cooked ziti as a first course, followed by the braciole. Don't forget to remove the toothpick from the braciole.
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