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Roast beef with a mustard and Stilton crust

Herby crumbs, tangy Stilton and the heat of mustard bring rich roast beef to life

By , 25 March 2019

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Roast beef with a mustard and Stilton crust
  • 1 Hour 45 Mins

  • Serves: 10

  • Price: £1.31 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 220g serving contains
  • Energy

    1924KJ

    460KCAL

    23%
  • Fat

    26.4g

    high

    38%
  • Saturates

    12.8g

    high

    64%
  • Sugars

    4.2g

    low

    5%
  • Salt

    0.77g

    med

    13%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 874kJ/209kcal.
Ingredients
  • 80g Stilton, crumbled
  • 70g breadcrumbs
  • 1tbsp chopped rosemary
  • 2tbsp thyme leaves, plus extra sprigs to garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2tbsp coarse-grain mustard
  • 1tsp ground black pepper
  • Extra Special British Beef Roasting Joint (typically 1.4kg), at room temperature
  • 1tbsp English mustard
  • 4 medium onions, skin on, cut in half
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.

  • Mix together the Stilton, breadcrumbs, rosemary, thyme, garlic, coarse-grain mustard and pepper.

  • Put the beef in a roasting dish. Brush the top with the English mustard and press the crust onto it.

  • Cook for 25 mins per 450g, plus 25 mins for medium or 30 mins per 450g, plus 30 mins for well done. Add the onion halves, cut-side down, for the final 35 mins.

  • Remove from the oven, cover with foil and rest for 20 mins. Serve with the onions and thyme sprigs.