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 (brä′chē-ō′lə, brä-chō′-) or bra·ci·o·le (-lā′, -lĕ′)
A thin slice of meat, usually wrapped around a stuffing and cooked with wine.

[Italian, probably from dialectal braṣola, from braṣa, glowing ember, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˌbrɑːʃɪˈəʊlə; Italian bratʃˈɔla)
n, pl -iole
(in Italian cooking) a thin slice of pan-fried beef
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(ˌbrɑ tʃiˈoʊ lə, brɑˈtʃoʊ-)

n., pl. -las, -le (-lā).
a flat piece meat rolled around a filling and cooked in a sauce.
[1940–45; < Italian]
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The County Seat at Livingston reported that they currently have in the curing cabinet a chipotle-rubbed Lamb Coppa, and Grapefruit Lonza, two hams hanging, one smoked and one salt-cured, as well as crumbled fennel salami Braciola. They also make coppa, soppressata, finocchiona salami, prosciutto, calabrese salami, and capicola.
At home again, eating the food I was used to, meatballs and gravy and macaroni and braciola, sitting at our kitchen table, my family around me talking politics and laughing, all of us part of a group we knew we belonged to.
The event will begin with an antipasti reception followed by the first course: carpaccio di Tonno; second course: ragu di Coniglio, tuscan herbs, carrot and pecorino Risotto; third course: braciola, fig, dried fruit, porcini mushroom polenta; fourth course: limoncello panna cotta, rosemary syrup, candied lemon, fresh berries.
THE AROMA OF A GARLIC-LADEN tomato sauce spiked with sausage, meatballs, and rolled-up meat braciola can bring tears to the eyes of many Italian-Americans.
For the third week of his Chef Special recipes, Paolo is cooking two delicious meat dishes- Braciola di Maiale alla Pizzaiola and Penne All Arrabbiata Con Salsiccia.
The 20-year-old South African double amputee, who runs races on carbon fibre blades, was second, just behind Italy's Stefano Braciola.
The 20-year-old South African double-amputee, who runs on carbon fibre blades, finished a close second, losing by just two strides to Italy's Stefano Braciola.
"At Del Posto, we do a braciola that's boned, butterflied, pounded, stuffed, rolled, tied, roasted and braised.
None of this is to be confused with braciola, which, according to Root, is roast pork (but can also be beef) stuffed with pine nuts, raisins, and almond paste, a sweet dish that appeals to the notoriously acute sweet tooth of the Sicilian people.
The meat department houses specialities such as beef for braciola (a rolled meat dish); and the service bakery case displays pignoli (pine nut) cookies and cannoli pastries.
Flank steak--split open, stuffed, and rolled--is the basis of a flavorful braised dish the Italians call braciola. This is a loose extension of the actual definition of the word, which means cutlet, and comes from the way the steak is handled.