Uccelletti scappati

Beef birds

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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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These skewers are excellent cooked on a grill over a moderate fire.



Cut the bread and pancetta into cubes. Pound the beef slices lightly with a meat tenderizer to flatten a little. Trim the prosciutto slices to the same size as the meat slices. Lay a slice of prosciutto on each meat slice and top with a sage leaf. Roll up each meat slice and secure closed with a toothpick.

Thread the meat rolls onto wooden skewers, alternating them with the bread and pa