Rouladen- German Beef Roll Recipe


• 1-2 slices top round beef, cut thin 1/8" thick
• 1 Teaspoon German or French mustard
• Bacon sliced
• 1/2 Cup chopped onion
• Pickled gherkin
• 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
• Beef broth cubes to taste
• 2 Tablespoons cold water
• 1 Tablespoon corn starch
• Salt, Pepper, to taste


In a large pan heat 2 tbsp of vegetable oil. Add top round and roast for 5-10 minutes on high heat, constantly stirring. Add hot salted water until meat rolls are almost covered. Cover with lid and cook on medium heat for 75-90 minutes. Remove the beef and set aside. Add beef broth cubes to taste. In a cup, combine 2 tbsp cold water and 1 tbsp corn starch, stir until well blended. Bring the gravy to a boil and add the corn starch mixture, constantly stirring. If you want to, you can also add some sour cream. Serve with warm pickled red cabbage and german style potato dumplings.