Beef mini roast with mustard crust

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  • 400-450g lean beef mini roast (a mini topside joint)
  • Salt and freshly-milled black pepper
  • 2tbsp Dijon mustard or similar
  • 2tsp garlic purée
  • 1tbsp rapeseed or olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 5, 190°C, 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the mustard, garlic purée and oil.
  3. Place the joint on a chopping board, make several slashes over the surface, season and spread with the mustard mixture.
  4. Transfer to a roasting rack in a medium non-stick roasting tin and roast for 40-50 minutes (for medium). Cover with foil if browning too quickly.
  5. Remove the joint from the oven, transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes, 20 if time allows.
  6. Slice the roast and serve with gravy, mini sauté potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Related categories: Beef Recipes

Last edited: 20 March 2019 at 15:24

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