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Winter roasts

Winter roasts recipes

22 Recipes

Serve up a roast to warm the soul.

Slow-roast shoulder of pork

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(11 ratings)
Ideal for weekend entertaining, this no-fuss roast will satisfy friends and make lovely leftovers too
6 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Spiced slow-roast duck & apple sauce

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(4 ratings)
Follow Gordon's steps for a sensational roast duck dinner, perfect for entertaining
3 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Spiced roast beef

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(2 ratings)
Matt Tebutt's roast beef combines spices and meltingly tender meat. It'll be just as good cold, too
2 hours
Easy

Sticky slow-roast belly of pork

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(83 ratings)
Pork belly is a relatively cheap cut of meat, making this an affordable roast to feed a crowd
3 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Roast duck legs with red wine sauce

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(65 ratings)
It's almost impossible to overcook duck legs - so try this rich, slow-roasted dish
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Foolproof slow roast chicken

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(152 ratings)
Slow-roasting is a great way to keep the chicken nice and moist. Adding the potatoes to the roasting tin infuses them with plenty of flavour, too
2 hours and 35 minutes
Easy

Guinea fowl with roast chestnuts

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(4 ratings)
Use chicken if you prefer in this rustic autumnal roast with homemade gravy
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Ultimate roast potatoes

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(76 ratings)
This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Classic Yorkshire puddings

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(15 ratings)
No roast is complete without a proper Yorkshire pud - here's how to make your own
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Hot beetroot salad

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(11 ratings)
Bursting with goodness, this vegetarian side dish is a great addition to a winter main
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Winter leaf & parsnip salad with walnuts

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(1 ratings)
John Torode's bitter leaf salad and vinaigrette are a good foil to a creamy tart or rich ham
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Winter root mash with buttery crumbs

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(30 ratings)
A little bit of this winter root mash goes a long way - make it a day ahead and cut the stress on Christmas Day
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Root vegetable mash

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(2 ratings)
Mash doesn't have to be all about potatoes. This superhealthy side adds swede and carrots to the mix for a veggie treat
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Sticky carrots with thyme & honey

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(4 ratings)
Give your carrots some flavour with this easy idea using small Chantenay carrots and just three other ingredients
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Smashed celeriac

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(2 ratings)
This seasonal side dish goes beautifully with a roast, alongside sausages instead of mash or with baked meaty fish like pollack or hake
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cider fondant potatoes

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Even though these are cooked in cider, all it adds is a sweet apple flavour that kids will love, and all the alcohol is burnt off during the cooking
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
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