Beef Braciole Recipe is an American Italian dish of parmesan and bread crumb stuffed beef roulades braised in a delicious tomato sauce.
Prep Time: 25minutes
Cook Time: 1hour15minutes
Total Time: 1hour40minutes
2 28-ouncecans of San Marzano Tomatoes
2-poundbeef top sirloin roast
1cupgrated parmesan cheese
¼cupminced fresh parsley
4finely minced cloves garlic
sea salt and cracked pepper to taste
Add the tomatoes to a blender and blend on medium speed until smooth. Transfer to a medium-size pot, season with salt and pepper, and cook on low heat.
Next, slice the sirloin roast into 12 thin fillets and pound each of them out on a cutting board in between plastic wrap or a plastic bag until it is about ¼ thick. Season with salt and pepper Set aside.
In a medium-size bowl mix together bread crumbs, cheese, parsley, garlic, 3 tablespoons olive oil and salt and pepper until combined.
Add a small amount of the bread crumb mixture to the center of 1 pounded beef fillet and spread it out across the beef fillet pressing it down into the beef. Roll up the beef to make a roulade.
Repeat until the beef and stuffing has all been used and truss each beef roulade with butcher’s twine or a toothpick.
Next, add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a large pan over medium-high heat and sear the beef on all sides until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
Add in white wine and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Pour in the tomato sauce, add a lid to the pan and cook over low heat for 1 hour.
Remove the butchers twine, slice, and serve.
You can get creative with this braciole recipe and use pounded out pork or chicken instead of beef.
You can use strip loin as well.
Make sure the oil is lightly smoking over medium-high heat before adding in the beef to sear.