Roast Beef, English Style

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A foolproof and delicious roast traditionally served with Yorkshire pudding.

Top Review by CountryLady

Although this wouldn't be my favourite way to cook roast beef, it was still very good! I used a meat thermometer to cook a very small (1.5 lb) sirloin tip for hubby & myself - it took 1 1/2 hours for medium-rare. I served the beef with a carrot/turnip combo that I prepared according to Nana Lee's method in recipe #134316 and another English classic - Marie Alice's Roast Potatoes (#918740). I skipped the gravy & Yorkies this time - after all, it was a weeknite, not Sunday! Thanx Molly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Trim meat and score remaining fat.
  3. Rub surface of meat with the spices.
  4. Heat drippings in frying pan until hot.
  5. Place meat fat side down in drippings; brown on all sides.
  6. Place meat in a baking dish fat side up.
  7. Insert meat thermometer.
  8. Bake approximately 20 minutes/pound or until thermometer reads 140 (rare) to 170 (well-done).

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