My Favorite Rouladen

Recipe by CarrolJ
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Mix the bread cubes, chopped onion, chopped celery, the 1/4 teaspoons of salt, the 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and the thyme together in a small bowl with the beaten egg.
  • Take each piece of meat and lay about 1/6 of the bread mixture in a small log shape along the edge nearest you and roll towards the other side fastening with a toothpick if needed.
  • Continue until all the rolls have been made.
  • On a plate place the cup of flour with half the 1 teaspoon of salt and half the 1 teaspoon of pepper.
  • Roll each meat roll in the flour mixture setting aside any leftover flour for later.
  • Place the oil in a medium hot skillet.
  • Brown the meat rolls on each side.
  • Pour in the beef or chicken stock over the meat and add the bay leaves.
  • Cook for about an hour or until the meat is tender.
  • Remove meat to a clean plate.
  • Remove the bay leaves from the pan and discard.
  • Mix the leftover seasoned flour with 1-2 cups of cold water.
  • Add the flour/water to the juices which are left in the fry pan, add more stock or flour if needed.
  • Cook until thickened, stirring continually.
  • Add additional salt and pepper if needed to taste.
  • Pour some of gravy over the meat rolls (rouladen) and serve the remainder on the side.