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Braciole In Tomato Sauce

Italian Dinner


  • 2 Lbs Top Round Steak – ¼ inch thick
  • 2 Cups Fresh Italian Parsley – Chopped
  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil – Chopped
  • 1 Cup Italian Seasoned Bread Crumbs
  • 3 Tbs Garlic – minced
  • 1 Cup Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese – grated
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper – to taste
  • ½ Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Tomato Sauce – your favorite, or more as necessary


  1. Cut the meat int 4” X 6” slices and pound thin. Avoid tearing or making holes.
  2. Blend the parsley, garlic and the basil and spread over each meat slice.
  3. Mix the bread crumbs and the cheese and sprinkle over the meat.
  4. Sprinkle each with a little salt and pepper.
  5. Roll the meat, tuck in the ends and tie with twine. Sprinkle each bundle with a little more salt and pepper.
  6. Brown the meat in the olive oil over a low-medium heat, turning gently until evenly browned.
  7. Remove the meat from the pan when done and add to your favorite tomato sauce. Simmer for about 45 minutes and just until the meat is tender but not overcooked.
  8. When ready to serve, remove from the sauce, remove the twine and slice and arrange one a platter. Or you can make smaller ones and serve each individually.
  9. Serve with a side of pasta and a nice salad and you are in for a wonderful dinner.

Buon Mangiati!

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