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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Meat Rolls

Though you might not consider meat rolls an Italian dish, they first were cooked in Florence and migrated to Greece in ancient times. Great with salad, pasta or potatoes!
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 kg meat of your choice
  • 1 cup small bread crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp white wine
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 5 boiled eggs


In a bowl combine meat with onions, celery, egg, wine and breadcrumbs. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix well.

Place the meat mix as a layer on an aluminum foil, add chopped boiled eggs on the top of the meat mix as another layer. Make a roll.

Remove the foil and fry the rolls in the butter.

Garnish meat rolls with lemon wedges and chopped onion rings.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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