Beef Mini Roast with Chipotle Butter Beef Mini Roast with Chipotle Butter

Beef Mini Roast with Chipotle Butter

The mini roast makes a delicious midweek meal, or whenever you're cooking for two. It's boneless, easy to carve and ready in under an hour.  This topside mini roast has a delicious chipotle butter which you can easily prepare made using unsalted butter, freshly chopped parsley and prepared chipotle paste.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
50 minutes

2 people


  • 1 x 400-450g/14oz-1lb beef mini roast (we used topside mini roast)
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • For the Chipotle Butter
  • :50g/2oz unsalted butter
  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 10ml/2tsp prepared chipotle paste


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

To prepare the chipotle butter; in a small bowl mix all the ingredients together.

Place the joint on a chopping board, make several slashes over the surface, season and spread with the butter.  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.

Remove the joint from the oven, transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes, 20 if time allows.

Slice the roast and serve with any meat juices, chips and seasonal vegetables or salad.