Delmonico's Beef Rolls

Delmonico’s Beef Rolls
Tender and juicy beef strips rolled with a bacon filling and drizzled with a simple sauce.

2 pounds round steak, cut 1-inch thick
1/2 cup flour
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
3/4 cup chopped parsley
3 tablespoons bacon fat
2 cups beef stock
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon ketchup
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

Dredge steak with flour, pound until flattened. Cut the meat in strips 2 inches by 4 inches. Spread each strip with crumbled bacon and parsley. Roll up tightly with bacon and parsley inside; fasten with picks.

Sear in bacon fat; remove meat to roasting pan. Add beef stock, vinegar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce to bacon drippings. Pour over meat; cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 2 hours until meat is tender. Remove meat to platter.

Continue cooking sauce, stirring until smooth and thickened. Pour sauce over meat.