A link to %this page% was e-mailed
Next, sprinkle the cut side of each cutlet with a tiny pinch of minced garlic, a couple pinches parsley, and a generous tablespoon provolone cheese and Parmesan cheese. Roll the cutlets into tight logs and set aside, seam-side down.
Tie each rolled up pork steak with 2 or 3 pieces butcher's twine. Cook's Note: The ties simply have to hold the braciola together while it cooks so it doesn't need to be an overly tight or complex knot.
In a large pot, bring the tomato sauce to a steady, gentle simmer. Place the braciola into the pot of tomato sauce and let simmer 3 hours, or until tender. Cook's Note: You should be able to easily pull away a strand or 2 of meat with a tug of a fork.
To serve: Remove the braciola from the sauce and snip off the twine. Arrange, whole or sliced, on a platter with a generous blanket of sauce.
Transfer the remaining sauce to a serving bowl. Serve hot or at room temperature. Garnish with grated Parmesan and serve.
When the garlic is just about done, add the red pepper flakes to the oil and cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, to infuse their flavor and spice into the oil. Dump in the tomatoes, add the salt, and stir well. Turn the heat up to medium, get the sauce simmering at a gentle pace, and simmer for 4 hours, stirring from time to time.
Check the sauce for salt at the end and add more, if deemed necessary. The sauce can be cooked with meat at this point, or cool and store, covered, in the refrigerator for at least 4 days or frozen for up to a few months, until needed.