Mini Rouladen

Cooking Time

20 min

Prep Time

15 min

Servings

16 pieces

Skill Level

Easy

A traditional German recipe, this Beef Roulades recipe is made in a pressure cooker, for easy prep, and delicious results.

Beef Roulades are a German classic that is perfect for a family dinner. This recipe features thin beef rolled with bacon, mustard and gherkins, then simmered in gravy, for a decidedly German touch: Comfort food at its best.

1

Pat dry beef. Cut once lengthwise and once crosswise to get 4 equally large strips of meat, then place between two layers of plastic wrap and pound flat with a meat tenderizer.

2

Season meat strips with salt and pepper, and brush with mustard. Place half a slice of bacon, gherkin strips and onion strips on each piece of meat.

3

Roll up strips and fasten them with a toothpick. Mix together ingredients for sauce.

4

Heat grapeseed oil in a pressure cooker and sear roulades on all sides until brown. Add quartered onions and continue cooking, then deglaze with sauce.

5

Put potatoes into the inset, then onto the tripod inside the cooker.

6

Close pressure cooker in accordance with the instructions. Set cooking display with traffic light function to 2 (speed setting) and heat cooker at maximum heat.

7

When yellow ring appears, turn heat down. As soon as green ring is visible, cook for 15-20 minutes.

8

Then allow steam to escape from pressure cooker and open following the instructions.

9

If necessary, pass sauce through a sieve, then season with salt and pepper.

Ingrediënts:

  • 4 beef roulades (6-7 oz each)
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Mustard
  • 5-6 oz streaky bacon
  • 1 medium-sized gherkin, cut into strips
  • 1 onion, cut in strips
  • 2 tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • 3 onions, quartered, to be fried

For the sauce:

  • ¾ cup vegetable stock
  • ¾ cup red wine
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf

Kitchen Tool

  • Pressure cooker
  • Cling film
  • Roulade needles