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Easy English Roast Beef Dinner

When you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner, roast beef is always a good option. This recipe is simple to follow and results in a tender, flavorful roast beef that everyone will love. Plus, it’s perfect for serving a large group. So why not give this easy English roast beef dinner a try tonight? You won’t be disappointed!

traditional roast beef dinner

British Beef Roast Dinner

There are many things that make English roast beef so good. The first is the quality of the meat. English beef is some of the best in the world, and it is carefully selected and trimmed to ensure that only the finest cuts are used for this dish.

Secondly, the cooking method used to prepare English roast beef results in juicy, flavorful meat that is packed with nutrients and extremely satisfying. Finally, serve this dish with traditional English sides like roasted potatoes, carrots, and Yorkshire pudding, and you have a meal that is sure to please even the most discerning palate. So if you’re looking for a truly delicious and nutritious meal, look no further than English roast beef.

british roast dinner with yorkshire puddings

What to serve with Roast Beef

There are a few things that go so well with beef, and one of those is Yorkshire puddings. Add some roasted potatoes, carrots, peas and green beans to your plate, and you have a delicious and hearty meal. Another great option is to serve the roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy.

This comfort food classic is sure to please everyone at the table. For something a little different, try serving the roast beef with a side of roasted Brussels sprouts. The savoury flavours of the beef and the Brussels sprouts will complement each other perfectly.

So there you have it, a few ideas for what to serve with roast beef and mini Yorkshire puddings. No matter what you choose, your guests are sure to enjoy this classic English dish.

glass of red wine for roast dinner

What to drink with a beef dinner

There are many different types of drinks that can be enjoyed with an English Roast dinner. Some of the most popular options include red wine, white wine, beer, and cider. My favourite would be a Malbec or a Bordeaux red wine.

Each of these beverages can help to bring out the different flavours of the roast beef and make the meal even more enjoyable. In addition, there are a variety of non-alcoholic options that can be enjoyed as well. These include juices, sodas, and even water. No matter what type of drink you choose, it is important to ensure that it is complementary to the food so that you can fully enjoy your meal.

Ingredients

  • 3.25 kg Prime Beef
  • Vegetable Oil for brushing
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Onion quartered

How to make the best roast beef dinner

  • Preheat the oven at 180°c fan/200°c/Gas 6.
  • Put the beef into a roasting tin, brush it all over with oil and season with salt and pepper. Add the onion quarters to the tin. Place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare your Yorkshire pudding mixture and set it aside.
  • After the beef has been roasting for 20 minutes, baste it with the juices from the tin and lower the temperature by 20°c and place it back in the oven.
  • Baste frequently for a further 2 hours (for a well-done roast), reduce time by 15 minutes if you want medium.
  • Transfer the beef to a carving board, cover with foil and leave to stand in a warm place.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 200°c fan and bake the Yorkshire puddings.
  • While they are cooking, make the gravy in the roasting.
  • Serve the beef with the Yorkshire puddings, gravy, horseradish and veg of choice
traditional roast beef dinner

Easy English Roast Beef Dinner

Rachel
Looking for an easy and delicious dinner? This roast beef recipe is simple to follow and results in a tender, flavorful roast beef that everyone will love!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Varied Cooking time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 318 kcal

Equipment

1 Roasting Tin

Ingredients
  

  • 3.25 kg Prime Beef
  • Vegetable Oil (for brushing)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Onion (quartered)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 180°c fan/200°c/Gas 6.
  • Put the beef into a roasting tin, brush all over with oil and season with salt and pepper. Add the onion quarters to the tin. Place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile prepare your yorkshire pudding mixture and set aside.
  • After the beef has been roasting for 20 minutes, baste it with the juices from the tin and lower the temperature by 20°c and place it back in the oven.
  • Baste frequently for a further 2 hours (for a well-done roast), reduce time by 15 minutes if you want medium.
  • Transfer the beef to a carving board, cover with foil and leave to stand in a warm place.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 200°c fan and bake the Yorkshire puddings.
  • While they are cooking, make the gravy in the roasting.
  • Serve the beef with the Yorkshire puddings, gravy, horseradish and veg of choice.
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Nutrition

Calories: 318kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 53gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 154mgPotassium: 963mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 0.3IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 6mg
Keyword beef, gravy for beef, horseradish, roast dinner recipe, yorkshire pudding
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