Roast Beef Recipe

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Roast Beef
  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Britain's traditional Sunday lunch dish, beef marinated in herbs and roasted in a salt crust, makes a special winter warmer

Ingredients of Roast Beef

  • 3 pounds beef roast
  • 3 pounds salt
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

How to Make Roast Beef

  • 1.Combine the oil, onion, garlic salt, basil, marjoram, thyme, and pepper and mix well.
  • 2.Coat the roast well with marinade. Marinate in refrigerator overnight.
  • 3.Preheat an oven to 175 degrees C.
  • 4.Line a roasting pan with an aluminum foil.
  • 5.Combine the salt and water to form a thick paste.
  • 6.Pat a cup of paste to a 1/2-inch thick rectangle in pan.
  • 7.Pat the roast dry with paper towels and insert a meat thermometer.
  • 8.Place the roast on the salt layer and pack the remaining salt paste around the meat to seal well.
  • 9.Bake for an hour or until thermometer registers 140 degrees.
  • 10.Remove it from the oven and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • 11.Remove and discard salt crust. Serve with an accompaniment.