Roast Beef

PennyBy Penny    

April 25, 2015

Roast beef perfect eaten on the day or frozen to make meals later


A topside joint of beef ( a weight to suit your family and purse )

English Mustard

Salt & Pepper

2 red onions quartered

1 head of garlic cut in half


1Take the joint out of the fridge at least 30 minutes before you want to put it in the oven

2heat oven to 180C

3Put the onion and garlic into a baking tin

4Smear mustard over the beef and then season with salt and pepper

5Put on a rack over the onions and garlic

6Put in the oven and roast .

7For rare beef 20mins per lb plus 20 minutes

8For medium beef cook for 25 minutes per lb plus 20 minutes

9For well done cook for 30 minutes per lb plus 30 minutes

10Remove from the oven and allow to rest for at least 20 minutes before carving

11Use the juices to make proper gravy

12Serve with Yorkshire puddings , roast potatoes and vegetables