Sicilian Meat Roll

Sicilian Meat Roll

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Marjorie Taylor



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  • 2 medium
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    tomato juice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 medium
    garlic clove, minced
  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 8 slice
    boiled ham, thinly sliced
  • 6 oz
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 slice
    mozzarella cheese

How to Make Sicilian Meat Roll


  1. Combine eggs, crumbs, juice, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and garlic.
  2. Add beef and mix well.
  3. On waxed paper or foil, pat meat into a 12x10 rectangle.
  4. Arrange ham slices atop meat leaving a small margin around the edges.
  5. Sprinkle shredded cheese over the ham.
  6. Starting from narrow end of the rectangle, roll up the meat using the paper (or foil) to lift.
  7. Seal edges and ends.
  8. Place roll seam side down on a 13x9x2in baking pan.
  9. Bake at 350 for one hour and fifteen minutes or until done.
  10. Note: Center of roll will be pink due to colouration from ham slices.
  11. Cut three slices of mozeralla cheese diagonally and place them on top of the roll.
  12. Return to oven until cheese melts, approx 5 minutes.
  13. Also delicious served cold or in sandwich breads.

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