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Roast Beef in Spicy Pastry Crust

Roast Beef in Spicy Pastry Crust

An easy step-by-step recipe for a delicious roast beef wrapped in a spicy and tasty pastry crust: this amazing main course is ideal for any special occasion.

28 November, 2018
Average: 5 (2 votes)

serves for


total time

1 HR 5 MIN


500 g, prime fillet
1 - 2 tbsp, whole grain
Puff pastry
500 g, to dust
Egg yolks
2, beaten
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
Parmesan cheese
50 g, grated
black, freshly ground
Olive oil
for cooking


How to make a delicious Roast Beef in Spicy Pastry Crust

  • Heat a frying pan and add a little olive oil.
  • Season the beef and sear in the hot pan for 30 seconds only on each side to colour.
  • Leave to cool and then brush all over with the whole grain mustard.
  • Roll out the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to a large rectangle and place the beef in the centre.
  • Brush the surrounding pastry with the egg yolk and wrap the pastry round the beef and cut off any excess.
  • Turn over and place on a baking sheet and brush with the rest of the egg.
  • Sprinkle the spices and Parmesan over the surface and rest in a fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C  | gas 6.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and then lower the oven to 180°C | gas 4 and cook for a further 15 minutes and then take the beef out and rest for 15 minutes.
  • The roast beef should be pink when you serve it.

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