Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Get creative and create your own special dish based on this basic roast beef recipe!
 
Total Time: 75 minutes
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 5
Roast Beef
Quality sirloin beef
1.5kg
Medium onions
2
Carrots
2
Celery
2 sticks
Bulb garlic
1
Fresh thyme, rosemary and bay leaves
1 tbsp
Olive oil
1 tbsp
Sea salt
To taste
Black Pepper
For taste
Method
Roast Beef

Step 01

Thaw beef for 30 minutes.
Step 02
Wash and roughly chop the vegetables.
Step 03
Break the garlic bulb into cloves and leave it unpeeled.
Step 04
Pile all vegetables, garlic and herbs in the middle of the roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil.
Step 05
Drizzle beef with oil. Add salt and pepper, rubbing it thoroughly.
Step 06
Place beef on top of the vegetables.
Step 07
Preheat oven to 200°C, cook beef for 1 hour until medium-rare.
Step 08
Baste the beef halfway through cooking and baste the vegetables too. If it looks too dry, try adding a splash of water to the tray to stop it from getting burnt.
Step 09
Once the beef is cooked, transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 15 minutes under the aluminum foil, before cutting and serving it.

Serve the roast beef leftover in sandwiches and or use it to make beef hash the next day!