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rinderrouladen (beef rolls)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This recipe and photo come from a German website that I found awhile back. It looks like the ultimate comfort food, doesn't it?

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For rinderrouladen (beef rolls)

  • 16 to 20 oz
    flank steak, 1 inch thick (should be about 3x6 inches)
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp
    brown mustard
  • 4
    dill pickles
  • 8 slice
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, separated
  • 1 lg
    white onion
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth

How To Make rinderrouladen (beef rolls)

  • 1
    Slice steak horizontally into 4 quarter-inch thick filets. Spread brown mustard on one side of each steak. Place 2 strips of bacon on each steak. Quarter 1 pickle lengthwise to create 4 pickle spears; set aside. Slice remaining 3 pickles into very thin wheels. Spread thin pickle slices over steaks, covering all.
  • 2
    Peel, halve, and slice onion. Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in medium hot skillet. Saute onion in skillet until golden brown. With tongs, spread sauted onion evenly over the four steaks. Set skillet aside.
  • 3
    Starting at narrowest end of steak, roll each around a single pickle spear. Tie each roll closed with two pieces of cooking string.
  • 4
    Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in onion skillet on medium high heat. Place beef rolls in skillet. Turn beef rolls in skillet; brown well on all sides. Add beef broth to skillet. Cover skillet and reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 60-80 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove Rouladen from skillet; Cut and remove string. Increase heat to high. Reduce broth in skillet by half to create sauce. Drizzle sauce over Rouladen and serve.

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