South of the Border Steak Rolls

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  1. Take the cuts of steak you have made and place between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet to thin them out.
  2. Don't pound too thin, or meat will tear.
  3. In a large skillet, in the butter or olive oil, sauté the garlic, onion, chili pepper, green pepper, mushrooms and black olives over medium- heat until vegetables soften and onions become translucent.
  4. Add the cubed cream cheese, and stir constantly until cheese melts and mixture comes together.
  5. Take off the heat and cool slightly.
  6. Add 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese.
  7. Spoon vegetable cheese mixture down the center of each cut of steak.
  8. Roll up jellyroll style and secure with toothpicks.
  9. In a skillet, sauté steak rolls in a little oil or butter on all sides till brown over medium heat, about 5 minutes.
  10. In a medium bowl combine the tomato sauce, cinnamon, cumin, and cocoa powder. Pour over steak rolls in skillet.
  11. Cover and simmer on medium-low for 15-20 minutes until sauce thickens somewhat and meat is cooked through and tender.
  12. Meanwhile, cook linguini according to package directions.
  13. Drain, and place onto a large serving platter.
  14. Place steak rolls over pasta, pour sauce over rolls and pasta.
  15. Sprinkle with the reserved shredded cheese.
  16. NOTE: It's best to wear plastic gloves when cutting chili peppers; avoid contact with face or eyes.

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