Mozzarella Beef Roll-Ups Recipe
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Mozzarella Beef Roll-Ups Recipe

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This entree, a pizza-flavored roll-up is sure to be popular with everyone at your table. The sandwiches are easy to assemble because each tortilla is simply wrapped around a portion of hearty meat filling and a piece of string cheese.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 30 slices pepperoni
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed
  • 6 pieces string cheese (1 ounce each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 477 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 961mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 7g fiber), 29g protein


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the pizza sauce, pepperoni and oregano.
  2. Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture off-center on a tortilla; top with a piece of string cheese. Fold one side of tortilla over filling and roll up from the opposite side. Repeat.
  3. Place seam side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
    Freeze option: Cool filling before making wraps. Individually wrap in foil and freeze in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, partially thaw overnight in refrigerator. Reheat foil-wrapped wraps on a baking sheet in a preheated 350° oven until heated through. Or, to reheat one wrap, remove foil and rewrap in paper towel; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high until heated through, turning once. Let stand 15 seconds.
    Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mozzarella Beef Roll-Ups in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p27

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Reviewed Mar. 11, 2012

"I've actually made this one a couple of times. Very fast, easy, yummy recipe."

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"This was a quick and delicious recipe. I made it for a Saturday lunch when everyone was home and they loved it. The picky eaters of course didn't like the green peppers and onion, but I thought it was a really interesting, easy recipe. Will make again!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2011

"Kids loved it too!"

Reviewed Jun. 8, 2011

"would probably make again, not real fond of it though..."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2011

"Didn't like that the shells dried out in the oven. Would have liked it more burrito style. I might try it again with shredded mozzie so it doesn't take so long to melt and get a softer shell that way. Of course the kids hated the green pepper (can't hurt to try) so they will have to be omitted."

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