A beautifully cooked joint of meat is the perfect addition to any feast. Plan out your ideal menu with these tasty beef joint recipes.
This roast beef with chorizo makes an impressive centrepiece to the Christmas table if you fancy a change from the usual turkey
Enjoy all the flavours of a Texan barbecue with this slow cooker shredded beef. Seared beef and softened onions are gently simmered with vinegars, sugars and condiments, until the meat can be shredded. Perfect stuffed into bread rolls with pickles and red onion slices.
If you’re not having turkey this year, try this showstopping sticky pomegranate-glazed roast beef for an alternative Christmas main. Classic roast beef is given a glossy pomegranate glaze for a sweet and tangy Middle Eastern spin.
This rich ragu recipe can be made in a batch and used again for other dishes - there's nothing like a cook once, eat twice dish!
Make light work of this easy roast beef for two, served with horseradish mash and seasonal greens. It's on the table in under an hour - win! Don't forget the Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire Puddings
Serve up this delicious roast beef covered in a spice rub for an alternative Christmas Day centrepiece or Boxing Day meal
For the ultimate Sunday lunch, try slow-roasting a succulent beef topside joint. Topping with a sugar and mustard mix and cooking in a foil parcel alongside plenty of fresh veg and stock gives super succulent meat and tender veg crammed with flavour
Add a Christmas twist to beef Wellington by adding in Stilton. The cheese is mixed with horseradish, breadcrumbs, pine nuts and garlic, and spread over the beef once it's been browned. Using ready-rolled puff pastry makes this gorgeous beef dish easy, too.
This is an amazing way to roast your beef – by cooking it alongside all of the vegetables and sage in the tin. Using a beef stock cube as a paste for the beef makes it even more deliciously meaty, while sage holds up well to the strong flavours of the beef.
You'll need to plan ahead to make this subtly spiced and slow-cooked beef stew this winter. Beef, honey, ginger, prunes, wine, and time. What's not to like? Serve this dish, guaranteed to warm the cockles, with piles of creamy mashed potato.
You can't do much better than sumptuous slow-cooked beef and this quick-to-prep braised beef makes for a tender dish with meat that falls off the fork. Cooked on a bed of root vegetables, you can file this one under cosy warming dinner.
An absolute classic, succulent beef, gorgeous mushrooms and light, buttery pastry
Pot-roasting a joint of beef means there’s no need to baste plus the end result is really tender
This slow-cooked beef and kidney stew is the ultimate winter warmer to keep you toasty all throughout the colder months
This classic, Provençal braised beef stew is an budget-friendly and hearty meal to make, lovely served with potatoes, rice or crusty bread
Who says roasts are just for autumn and winter? This beef joint is ideal for barbecuing and the marinade is an absolute treat: gorgeously tangy Szechuan pepper and Dijon mustard, along with aromatic tarragon.
Cooking your meat and vegetables in one tray not only improves the flavour but leaves you with less to wash up at the end!
Slow cooking beef brisket is totally worth the wait: it makes the meat incredibly tender and adds even more flavour. Red wine, red cabbage and red apples are a sumptuous combo when slow-cooked with the beef. Enjoy with olive oil mash.
This stand out beef bourguignon pie is a traditional French casserole dish that's a hearty meal for the whole family