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GRANDMA GENNACO’S BEEF BRACIOLE

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To make the beef braciole (pronounced bra’zhul which means ‘slices of beef’), a tender flank steak is pounded or butterflied to an even thickness and then rolled with a flavorful filling of salt pork, garlic, pesto, parsley, prosciutto and Pecorino Romano cheese. After being cut into smaller pieces and tied with a string to hold them together, the rolls of meat are seared in a pan until browned. Then the beef rolls are placed in tomato sauce to cook through to fork-tender perfection, then slic

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For the rolled meat
2 pounds of flank steak only (do not use top or bottom round)
4 ounces salt pork (7 ounce piece with skin)
5 garlic cloves roughly chopped
½ cup roughly chopped Italian parsley
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
5 slices prosciutto chopped
2 ounces pesto
¼ cup shredded Pecorino Romano
Salt
Pepper
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
For the tomato sauce
4 cloves sliced garlic
4-6 basil leaves minced
2 tablespoons mint minced
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 28-ounce cans ground or whole tomato (if possible, use Pomodoro San Marzano tomatoes such as Cento or Pastene brand)
28 ounces of water (use tomato can to measure)
2 bay leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
Butter to round out flavor if too acidic
Depending on how thick your flank steak is, you may have to butterfly the meat (run a long sharp knife horizontal to meat and board from one end to the other so you end up with two equal flat pieces) If the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1164

Sodium
1768mg
73% DV

Fat
150g
231% DV

Protein
51g
102% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
20g
80% DV

This Easy Pecan Pie recipe is truly one of the quickest and easiest pies you will ever make. The old-fashioned dessert is a Southern classic that's especially perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You'll love the balance between the crunchy, flavorful nuts and the gooey, buttery filling. Best of all, this homemade pie comes together in just 10 minutes!

1 unbaked 9 inch pie crust
2 eggs ( slightly beaten )
1 c light corn syrup
1/2 c light brown sugar
1 T all purpose flour
3 T salted butter ( melted and slightly cooled )
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t salt
1 c coarsely chopped pecans ( plus extra pecan halves for top )
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate. Crimp the edges with a fork or use your fingers to flute the edges. Chill the pie shell in the refrigerator for about 10...
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Nutritions

Calories
587

Sodium
187mg
7% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
97g
33% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV
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