Topside beef Joint
If you’ve ever wondered how to roast beef topside, we’ve made it easy for you with our cooking times and guidance.
One of the best things about roasting topside is that it makes an affordable Sunday dinner. Topside can be bought in a range of small to large joints depending on how much you need or how far your budget will stretch.
Topside beef cut
This topside of beef cut comes from the inner muscle of the thigh. This muscle is quite tender and very lean so it makes an excellent roasting joint. Your butcher will often secure a layer of fat to the top of the to baste it as it roasts, which ensures your end result is succulent and delicious. You can just pop that off the top of your roasting joint after cooking if you prefer not to eat it.
Roast beef cooking times
Silverside is very similar lean joint as it is the adjoining muscle, but it will need to be pot roasted or roasted with liquid to keep it from drying out. A rolled sirloin is a great alternative for a special occasion.
Topside mini joints are also available in smaller cuts. These are suitable for smaller households, serving 2-3 people and the joint will cook in under an hour.