Pastrami & Swiss Pinwheels. Find Deals on Pastrami Meat in Meats on Amazon. Pastrami is a deli meat or cold cut made of beef. It can be from different cuts of beef: the navel end of the beef brisket, known as the plate cut, is the most common, but pastrami can also be made from the round and short rib of a cow.
Beef plate is the traditional cut of meat for making pastrami, although it is now common in the United States to see it made from beef brisket, beef round, and turkey. The pastrami roast came out delicious and so tender. It was brown like a brisket not red like a pastrami! You can have Pastrami & Swiss Pinwheels using 6 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Pastrami & Swiss Pinwheels
- It’s 1 of large flour tortilla.
- You need 2 oz of cream cheese (softened).
- It’s 4 slices of deli pastrami.
- Prepare 4 slices of deli swiss.
- Prepare 4 slices of deli dill pickles.
- Prepare 2 tbs of spicy brown mustard.
That was not a problem for my family but it made it a little difficult to review since it is supposed to be pastrami! Pastrami is preserved in much the way that meat has been for thousands of years: in a salt mixture to prevent bacteria from growing. The great thing about pastrami is that it, like ham, it also tastes great smoked. Pastrami starts with corned beef (salted beef with spices) and is then smoked to add flavor and aid in preservation.
Pastrami & Swiss Pinwheels instructions
- Spread cream cheese on entire tortilla. Be sure to coat the bottom and top of the tortilla all the way to the edges. (Not so much the sides bc you’ll be cutting those off anyway).
- Distribute meat, cheese and pickles over cream cheese..
- Spread mustard over top of pastrami..
- From the bottom, roll the tortilla tight..
- Place a sheet of Saran Wrap down and wrap the roll tightly and place in the refrigerator for an hour to let the cream cheese harden. Remove and slice to your desired thickness and ENJOY!.
Pastrami is a technology for preserving meat that our ancestors used before refrigerators. Cheese falls into the same category — cheese is a non-refrigerated technology for storing milk. It turns out that pastrami and cheese both happen to taste good, so they are still very popular even though the preservation technology they each represent is. By substituting pastrami for corned beef in this recipe, you can make a "New Yorker" our version of this Big Apple deli favorite. Serve it with some sweet-potato fries for the perfect finish.