Spiced Roast Beef in Mini Yorkshire Puds/Mustard Dressing

Total Time
3hrs 55mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 2 hrs 55 mins

In this recipe, two British gastronomic classics are rolled into one: the traditional duo of roast beef & Yorkshire pudding. We love this we have had this recipe from way back when - I think we made it the first year I was here (Christmas 2000.)These are great appetizers! Bon Appetit Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PREPARE BEEF:.
  2. Mix pepper, coriander and allspice in bowl.
  3. Rub 1 teaspoon oil, then spice mixture all over beef; sprinkle with salt.
  4. Place beef on baking sheet; let stand 2 hours at room temperature.
  5. Preheat oven to 425°F
  6. Roast beef until thermometer inserted into center registers 130°F for medium-rare, about 25 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven; let beef stand at least 30 minutes.
  8. MAKE DRESSING:.
  9. Mix sun-dried tomatoes, 2 tablespoons reserved oil and mustard in small bowl.
  10. *(Beef and dressing can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cool beef, cover and refrigerate. Cover and refrigerate dressing. Whisk dressing before using.).
  11. MAKE MINI YORKSHIRE PUDDINGS:.
  12. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  13. Brush 48 mini muffin cups(each about 1 3/4" diameter)with oil; place muffin pans in hot oven.
  14. Meanwhile, sift flour and salt into large bowl; make well in center of mixture.
  15. Add eggs and 1/2 cup milk to well; stir into flour.
  16. Gradually add 3/4 cup milk and 1/2 cup water, whisking until batter is smooth.
  17. Remove hot muffin pans from oven.
  18. Spoon 1 tablespoon batter into each muffin cup.
  19. Return pans to oven; bake until puddings are puffed and golden brown around edges, about 12 minutes.
  20. COOL PANS IN OVEN.
  21. **(Can be made 1 week ahead. Cover in pans; freeze. Before assembling, uncover and rewarm in 350ºF oven until heated through about 7 mins.)
  22. ASSEMBLY:.
  23. Thinly slice beef; cut slices into 2 1/2 x 1 1/2-inch strips & roll strips into cylinders.
  24. Using finger, push down center of each pudding, creating hole.
  25. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon dressing into each.
  26. Push beef cylinder into hole.
  27. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon dressing into center of beef.
  28. Arrange puddings on platter and serve.
  29. DELISH!

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