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Italian Rolls with Aussie Beef

Italian Rolls with Aussie Beef

It's easy but looks classy. This Italian beef roll is easy to make and is perfect for outdoor parties and entertaining guests♪
It's made with thin-sliced meat, so it cooks in just 10 minutes!
There are plenty of veggies as well.

Ingredients: Makes 4 servings

Beef shoulder, thinly sliced (I used Aussie beef)
300g
●Salt & black pepper
dash
●Grated cheese
1 tablespoon
●Grainy mustard
1 tablespoon
●Parsley (cut into chunks)
1/3 bunch
●Sliced black olives
40g
●Red bell pepper (finely chopped)
1
●Garlic (finely chopped)
1 clove
Plain flour (Cake flour)
as needed
Olive oil
1/2 tablespoon
★For the sauce★
Red wine
2 tablespoons
Vegetable juice (unsalted)
1 can (190ml)
Soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon
Mirin
1/2 tablespoon
Salt & black pepper
dash
*****
Warm vegetables (any of your favorites)
as a side
Heavy cream (coffee creamer works too)
to taste

Steps

1. Chop up the ● for the filling. Don't throw away the parsley stems! We'll use them in the sauce later.
2. Spread the strips of meat out on a piece of cling wrap until it's about as large as a sheet of nori seaweed. Try to maintain the same thickness so it looks better later.
3. Season with salt and pepper, spread grainy mustard, sprinkle cheese, and cover with the vegetables you chopped in 1. Leave an open edge around the vegetables!
4. Using cling wrap, carefully roll up the meat just like you would a sushi roll. Pinch each end closed to ensure no filling escapes, then lightly dust with cake flour. The cake flour really brings out the flavor of the meat and helps thicken the sauce.
5. Heat olive oil on medium heat in a pan and saute the meat roll until browned on all sides. Add all of the other seasonings besides salt and pepper along with the parsley stem, cover, reduce heat to low, and steam for 10 minutes. After about 5 minutes, flip over so everything cooks evenly.
6. Once it's cooked, remove the parsley and season with salt and pepper. If you'd like, you can put some ketchup! Let the meat rest before cutting into it!
7. Cover a plate with sauce, arrange the sliced meat roll, and garnish with warm vegetables. If you have heavy cream, add some to the sauce for a creamier texture and a little flair to the dish

Story Behind this Recipe

My family loves beef rolls, and Aussie beef is really juice while having very little fat, so it's perfect for my husband, who's watching his weight. This got a "Message Award" in the 2007 Aussie Beef Recipe Contest!