Loading Search Bar...
25 mins
Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy Recipe

Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
An Unusual Recipe

Recipe by  

Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy is a recipe I've kept all to myself till now! It's great for an informal meal or just for fun on a winter's day. The beef is sliced thin, placed in a bread roll and dipped in the "gravy" which retains the sweetness of the stout, the onions and the parsnips. Side order of thick cut French fries and the world is your oyster, as they say!

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

A Top Choice Recipe for Something Unusual

Ingredients for Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy

If you are not familiar with any ingredients, please check our International Cooking Terms page.
US Imperial Measurements  UK Imperial Measurements  Metric Measurements

Currently displaying quantities in US Imperial Measurements
to serve 6:
2 lb
Topside of Beef (Boneless Rump Roast)
approx 1 pint
stout beer
salt and pepper


How to Cook Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy

  1. Peel and thick slice the parsnips and onions. Place them in the base of a roasting dish with the beer. Season the joint with salt and freshly-ground black pepper then place it on top of the vegetables. Cover and cook in a preheated hot oven (Mk 7 - 425ºF - 220ºC) for 75-90 minutes depending on your preference. (30 minutes plus 20 minutes per pound for rare).
  2. Remove from the oven and allow the meat to stand in a warm place for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, liquidise the parsnips and onions, bring to a simmer and stir well. If necessary, in order to thicken the dip, allow the liquid to boil for a few minutes. Season to taste, then serve in a small pot with each diner plate. Carve the meat into thin slices and heap them on a plate in the middle of the table, along with a basket of hot bread rolls, for people to help themselves.

Don't think you have to use the liquidised parsnips and onions as a dip, they work equally well as a gravy with a more traditional presentation of roast beef. Try this recipe with Horseradish Mash and buttered carrots!
Print Kitchen-Friendly View

Reviews of Roast Beef with Rich Stout Gravy

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again April 27 2014
I had a couple of sticks of celery that I needed to do something with so I chopped them up and threw them in w/the other root vegetables. Lovely, yummy sauce. I made this last night for my boyfriend, and it was outstanding! I've never cooked with parsnips before and I was nervous about the uncertainty, but it wasn't worth worrying about. Everything turned out perfectly. We will be eating this all week long! Thanks for the recipe.
(5 reviews)
Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again May 15 2013
Made this recipe mostly as directed - only exceptions being I tossed in some carrots to the mix. Smelled mouthwatering while roasting and we really enjoyed it, but I think I'll add a tad more garlic and maybe some rosemary the next time.
(2 reviews)

Your Rating

Click to rate this recipe 'Hate It'Click to rate this recipe 'Didn't Like It'Click to rate this recipe 'Not Bad'Click to rate this recipe 'Liked It'Click to rate this recipe 'Loved It'
(click a star to select)

Your Review
(Max. 1000 characters) ....  characters left.

 Reviewer Logout
Please help us to provide the recipes you want by rating this recipe for content, clarity, originality or any other criteria that matter to you. Just select the relevant icon and then click...







Thank You... your feedback is important to us.

What To Eat Tonight

42 Dazzling Dessert Recipes
42 Dazzling Dessert Recipes

Desserts that will dazzle, from the most simple to the most elaborate. We have a choice that will please and amaze you and your guests.

90 Fabulous Fish & Seafood Recipes
90 Fabulous Fish & Seafood Recipes

Fish can be so easily spoiled by careless cooking, yet its delicate and light meat is so easy to get right if you have the right recipes.

19 Easy Pies
19 Easy Pies

Pies, pies and more delicious pies. Steaming hot from the oven or cold from the fridge, we have a whole range to wet your taste buds.

Other Beef Recipes

St Georges Caramelised Chilli Beef Steaks
St Georges Caramelised Chilli Beef Steaks

You really can't go wrong with a rib eye steak that has been Caramelised. The sugar add a hint of sweetness whilst the cilli flakes add a bit of heat

Hungarian Goulash
Hungarian Goulash

A highly seasoned soup or stew of meat and vegetables, flavoured with paprika. Originally made by Hungarian herdsmen.

Graham's Meatloaf
Graham's Meatloaf

Meatloaf is a classic of American home cooking. Graham's Meatloafis a classic of 'Graham's' home cooking, adding a few little twists of my own.


ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2021 NeedARecipe.com
By accessing this site, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Please read them. up