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Spiced beef

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 110 mins
Spiced beef
This spiced roast beef is easy to make, the whole family will enjoy it on the day and the leftovers to follow.

1 tbsp juniper berries

1 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tbsp black peppercorns

1 tbsp allspice berries

2 tbsp olive oil

2kg-3kg topside joint of beef (from the butchers)

Using a large pestle and mortar, combine all the spices and ½ tablespoon of salt and grind everything, keeping a little of its coarseness.

Rub the oil and then the ground spices all over the beef and massage in thoroughly. 

Cover and chill for 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375°F / Gas mark 5.

Weigh your joint and roast for 10 minutes per 450g for rare meat and 15 minutes per 450g for medium, plus an extra 20 minutes overall for either weight and desired outcome.

Cover and rest for 20 minutes before serving.

This goes well with mash, root vegetables or greens of choice.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
110 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Beef, Oil, Spice

Recipe Type

Level of Difficulty

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