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

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  • 1 x 400-450g beef mini roast (we used topside mini roast)
  • For the chipotle butter:

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoon prepared chipotle paste


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, 375°F, Gas Mark 5.
  2. To prepare the chipotle butter; in a small bowl mix all the ingredients together.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove the joint from the oven, transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes, 20 if time allows.
  5. Slice the roast and serve with any meat juices, chips and seasonal vegetables or salad.