Roast Beef with All the Trimmings (Easy) Roast Beef with All the Trimmings (Easy)

Roast Beef with All the Trimmings (Easy)

An easy version of roast beef using prepared Yorkshire puddings, gravy and roast potatoes

prep time
10 mins

cook time
1 hour 20 minutes

6 people

To Cook Rare: 20 minutes per 450g plus 20 minutes

To Cook Medium: 25 minutes per 450g plus 25 minutes

To Cook Well Done: 30 minutes per 450g plus 30 minutes


  • 1.3kg lean rump roast or topside joint
  • 1 tablespoon English mustard powder
  • For the Yorkshire Puddings:

  • 1 x 220g bag prepared Yorkshire puddings
  • For the Gravy:

  • 300ml prepared gravy
  • For the Roast Potatoes:

  • 1 x 1kg bag prepared roast potatoes


  1. Preheat the oven to 180-190°C, 160-170°C Fan, Gas mark 4-5.
  2. Place the joint on a chopping board, score the skin, pat dry with absorbent kitchen paper and rub the mustard over the surface and season.
  3. Place the beef on a metal rack in a large roasting tin and open roast for the preferred, calculated cooking time, basting occasionally with the rich beefy juices. If the bottom of the pan seems a little dry, add a little beef stock or water.
  4. Prepare the roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and gravy according to the packet instructions.
  5. Serve the beef with all the trimmings and horseradish sauce.