GF Mushroom and Bacon Braciole

  • PREP: 25min

  • COOK: 25min

  • SERVES: 4

  • PREP: 25min

  • COOK: 25min

  • SERVES: 4

  • Beef

A homestyle Italian-American favorite, braciole takes its name from the Sicilian language, and refers to a type of roulade. Follow this version for a yummy, gluten-free dinner that uses our popular Eye Round Roast (and of course, our even-more-popular ButcherBox Bacon).

Ingredients (16):

  • 1 ButcherBox Eye Round Roast
  • 4 slices ButcherBox Bacon
  • 1⅓ c mushrooms, small dice
  • 1 small yellow onion, small dice
  • 1 tsp thyme, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Italian parsley, minced
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28oz)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (15oz)
  • 2 sprigs basil
  • 3 sprigs oregano
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 1 c red wine
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp ghee

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Cut 3 pieces (7” long) of butcher’s twine and set aside.
  3. Pat dry eye round roast with paper towels. To butterfly, place eye round on a cutting board and imagine it divided into thirds from the cutting board to the top. Beginning with the bottom third, slice lengthwise, stopping about half way through. Fold the meat open and repeat the slice in between the top two thirds. You want a rectangular piece of beef that is fairly flat.
  4. Season inside of eye round with salt and pepper, then set aside.
  5. Preheat sauté pan to medium heat. Add diced bacon and sauté for 3 min. Add onions, garlic, thyme and parsley. Sauté for 5 min. Finally, add mushrooms and sauté for 4 min.
  6. Spread mushroom/bacon mixture on butterflied eye round, then roll with seam side down. Tie with butcher’s twine (make sure it’s tight to prevent unrolling).
  7. Preheat Dutch oven. Melt ghee and sear all sides of eye round for 3 min per side.
  8. Remove eye round from Dutch oven and deglaze with red wine. Simmer for 3 min, then add crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and sprigs of herbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Return seared eye round to Dutch oven, cover and place in oven. Cook for 4 hrs.
  10. Remove sprigs of herbs and butchers twine before slicing and serving with roasted potatoes or your favorite pasta!

Happy Eating!

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