How to Cook the Perfect Roast Beef?

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The roast beef with vegetables, potatoes or other delicious garnishes is in the top preferences of all food-minded people. When you speak of a roast beef, you can almost feel the smell and the perfect taste in your mouth. Then, you simply have to stop thinking about it and start cooking it.

Everyone can cook a perfect roast beef, especially if they follow a good recipe and have all the tools and ingredients they need. However, cooking a roast beef isn't as difficult as others make it sound, so why don't you try it yourself?

Here's what you need:

  • 1.5 kg beef meat (approximately)
  • 2 onions
  • 1 garlic
  • 2-3 carrots
  • Fresh herbs such as thyme, rosemary, sage etc.
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil

Cook the best roast beef ever

Now that you have all the ingredients ready, it is time to prepare the requisite. You will need a roasting tray that you will put in the oven, a peeling tool, a sharp knife (to cut the meat perfectly) and some tinfoil that you will cover the meat with.

If your knife isn't sharp enough, you can sharpen it using an electric knife sharpener. Your slices must be perfectly cut if you want to serve an impeccable roast beef dish.

Leave the meat in the fridge and only take it out 30 minutes before beginning to cook it. Preheat the oven at 240-250 degrees Celsius, wash the vegetables without peeling them and crop them.

Place the vegetables in the middle of a tray, pour some olive oil and season them as you please. The meat goes on top of the vegetables. Then place the tray in the oven and turn the temperature down a few degrees.

1 hour and 15 minutes should be enough for the meat to be cooked inside the oven. Leave it less than an hour if you like it medium-cooked. You can also cook it extremely slowly, at a lower temperature if you have the time and patience to wait that long.

Another method of cooking roast beef is to set a higher temperature for the first 10 minutes in order to give the meat the browning it needs, and then lower it as much as possible. This technique is ideal for tough parts of the beef.

Take the roast beef out after the time is off, cover it with foil and a kitchen towel and start preparing the garnish and sauce, while the meat rests. If you have always wanted to try the traditional, English recipe, then opt for Yorkshire pudding and roast potatoes.

After about 30 minutes, you can start to cut the meat if you've placed a larger piece in the oven. Cut medium slices using a knife that has been previously sharpened with an electric knife sharpener.

You can combine the beef with plenty of garnishes and sauces that will make it a dinner to remember.

Make sure to follow all the steps carefully and you will surely impress your family and friends with an amazing roast beef.


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