The ultimate Christmas roast beef

The ultimate Christmas roast beef

James Martin ditches the Christmas turkey in favour of a foolproof step-by-step recipe to cook roast beef recipe with all the trimmings. Use our roasting calculator to work out exact roast beef cooking times and temperatures.


For the Yorkshire puddings

For the vegetables

For the roast beef

For the gravy

For the roast potatoes

  • 2kg/4lb 8oz large floury potatoes such as King Edward, each peeled and cut into 2 or 3 pieces

For the Brussels sprouts