Roasted sirloin of beef with salsa verde

Roasted sirloin of beef with salsa verde

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 8 - 10

For nice, neat slices, roast the beef the day before, cool, then chill before slicing. This makes it easier to carve

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
353
protein
38g
carbs
1g
fat
22g
saturates
8g
fibre
0g
sugar
0g
salt
0.41g

Ingredients

  • 1½ kg sirloin of beef
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • rocket and crusty bread, to serve

For the salsa verde

  • 2 tbsp capers, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 2 tbsp gherkins, finely chopped
  • ½ bunch spring onion, finely chopped
  • small bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • juice 2 lemons
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 240C/220C fan/gas 9. Rub the beef all over with the oil and season with some salt and lots of black pepper. Transfer to a roasting tray and cook for 20 mins, then turn the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5 and roast for a further 10-15 mins per 450g for medium-rare, 15-20 mins per 450g for medium, 20-25 mins for medium-well and 25-30 mins for well done. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  2. To make the salsa verde, mix all the ingredients with some salt and pepper. Thinly slice the beef and arrange on a serving platter, drizzle with the salsa verde and rocket leaves and eat with the crusty bread.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2011

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