Rouladen Recipe – German Beef Rolls

Rouladen cut in half to reveal bacon and pickles, but is laying on a white plate with mashed potatoes and gravy.

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Rouladen is a traditional German dish that is truly unique and you should give a try today. Beef rolled up with bacon, mustard, pickles, and then simmered in a delicious gravy. Serve this delightful comfort food with a side of mashed potatoes and you will be very happy you gave this a try.




  1. Lay meat out. Salt and pepper both sides.
  2. Spread mustard over one side of laid out meat
  3. Lay a strip of bacon for each slice, but leave 3 inches at the end of each slice.
  4. Add Onion
  5. Add Pickle
  6. Tie three threads per roll
  7. Brown each side
  8. Add butter and make roux with flour
  9. Slowly add beef broth
  10. Bring to simmer to thicken
  11. Turn to medium-low
  12. Re-add rouledan
  13. Cover and simmer for 1.5 hours 



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