braciola

noun
bra·​ci·​o·​la | \ˌbrä-chē-ˈō-lə, -ˈchō-lə\
variants: or braciole \ ˌbrä-​chē-​ˈō-​ˌlā \

Definition of braciola 

: a thin slice of meat wrapped around a seasoned filling and often cooked in wine

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Our new recipe for pork shoulder braciola is a twist on the traditional Italian rolled steak. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "This Pork Shoulder Roast Has a Secret Built-In Sunday Sauce," 17 Feb. 2018 But that would mean missing out on a spirited lineup of main courses including a terrific take on braciola — better known as involtini in Italy — featuring thin tenderloin rolled around a core of pine nuts, raisins and cheese. San Antonio Express-News, "Luce Ristorante e Enoteca," 8 Mar. 2018 Because large pieces of pork ribs, braciola, pot roast or meatballs take a long time to cook and to flavor the ragù, this is the sauce that cooks for eight or nine hours. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Recipes from At The Italian Table make you 'sit up and pay attention'," 22 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of braciola

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for braciola

Italian, literally, slice of meat roasted over coals, from brace live coals, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Swedish brasa fire

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