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This recipe for German Beef Roulade is easy and taste amazing, no skill in the kitchen necessary.

German Beef Roulade

Course Main Dish
Servings 6


  • 1 1/2 lbs flank steak or top round steak
  • 4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 6 slices of bacon diced
  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1/3 cup dill pickles chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef broth


  • With a rolling pin or meat mallet, flatten meat to about 1/4 inch thick. 
  • Spread mustard over meat.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, cook the bacon and onion until bacon's crisp.
  • Spread the bacon and onion mix over meat. Sprinkle chopped pickle's on top.
  • Roll up meat and secure with preferably string or turkey pins but if you don't have either of those toothpicks will work just fine.
  • Place meat roll in skillet over medium high heat in bacon grease and brown on all sides. *if you only had toothpicks to work with, brown as much of the meat as you can
  • Move meat to a baking dish.
  • Stir flour with fat in skillet and mix until smooth, slowly stirring in beef broth. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring frequently.
  • Pour the sauce over meat. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Pour sauce over meat and serve immediately.
Keyword Beef, German