Roast beef and vegetables with salsa verde

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Main Meals (Dinners)
4 peopleServes
4
Prep   20 min
Cook   1 min

Roast beef and a generous array of roast vegetables are given a lift with the fresh, tart flavours of homemade salsa verde.

  • Beef topside roast, lean, raw, 800 g
  • Olive oil spray, 1 spray(s)
  • Potato, any type, 4 medium potato(s), peeled and halved
  • Garlic, 4 clove(s), skin on
  • Pumpkin, any type, 300 g, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
  • Fennel, 2 bulb(s), baby fennel,halved
  • Onion, any type, 4 small, peeled and left whole
  • Olive oil, 1 tablespoon(s)
  • Tomato, 5 small, vine-ripened, left whole
  • Italian parsley, 1 handful(s), chopped
  • Basil, ½ cup(s), chopped
  • Capers, 1 tablespoon(s), rinsed, drained
  • Anchovy, canned in oil, drained, 4 anchovy(s), finely sliced
  • Garlic, 1 clove(s), crushed, (for Salsa verde)
  • Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon(s)
  • Red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoon(s)
  • Olive oil, extra virgin, 1 tablespoon(s), (for Salsa verde)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Heat a medium frying pan over high heat. Season the beef with salt and pepper and spray with olive oil. Searon all sides until well browned, then place in a large roasting tin.
  3. Toss the potato, garlic, pumpkin, fennel and onions in the olive oil and arrange around the beef in the roasting tin. Roast for 40 minutes or until cooked to your liking. Remove the beef and set aside to rest, loosely covered with foil.
  4. Add the tomatoes to the roasting tin and return to the oven for 10 minutes or until just cooked.
  5. Meanwhile, to make the salsa verde combine parsley, basil, capers, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar and olive oil in a medium bowl.
  6. Slice the beef and serve with the pan juices, vegetables and salsa verde.

Nutrition facts per serve
Makes 4 serves

Note: If food units vary from the book, be guided by the following food units.

Meat & Protein 2
Bread & Cereals1
Vegetables1.5
Fruit0
Dairy0
Healthy Fats & Oils1
Indulgences0
Calories545
Protein53.3 g
Total fat17.4 g
- Saturated fat4.3 g
Total carbohydrates33.7 g
- Total sugars18.1 g
Fibre10.9 g
Sodium442 mg

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