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Christmas beef recipes

Create a stunning centrepiece to serve as a delicious alternative to turkey with our best ever Christmas beef recipes. Try a filling fillet or wonderful wellington.

16 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Update a celebration dinner centrepiece using prosciutto instead of pancakes to encase beef and porcini mushroom stuffing

2 hrs
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Wrapping this alternative Christmas roast or Sunday dinner in ham adds flavour and protects the meat, resulting in a really tender cut of beef

1 hr and 20 mins
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14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Gary Rhodes' delicious, succulent roast beef dish is perfect for a Boxing Day lunch or an alternative Christmas Day roast. And it only calls for four ingredients!

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
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Carve this rolled sirloin at the Christmas dinner table. The porcini butter adds a fabulous umami note, and pickled peppercorns cut through the creamy sauce

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This rib of beef is a real showstopper and packed with umami flavour, but it's so easy to make too. Rub in the porcini powder and salt 24 hours before cooking and let it do the hard work for you

2 hrs and 20 mins
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Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Matt Tebbutt's roast beef combines spices and meltingly tender meat. It'll be just as good cold, too

2 hrs
Easy
236 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish – a showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion

2 hrs and 30 mins
A challenge
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve Tony Tobin’s Christmassy casserole with a really good, creamy mash

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Roast beef is always an impressive dish to bring to the table, make it extra special with Sara Buenfeld's recipe

3 hrs and 25 mins
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19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a spectacular centrepiece of roast beef with a rich stuffing, and a clever twist on Yorkshire puddings

1 hr and 30 mins
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Luxuriously tender meat, soaked in a herby, garlicky marinade makes for a mouthwatering main course, fit for a feast

1 hr and 50 mins
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13 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Planning a dinner party? James Martin's crusted roast beef will wow your guests

2 hrs and 40 mins
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10 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Try this flavour-packed herb-scented rib of beef as an alternative to turkey at Christmas. It includes a decadent glaze of mustard, treacle and Bovril

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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Marinade your fillet with peppercorn, fennel and mustard seeds then roast until rare - the gravy is gluten-free too!

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Forget traditional turkey – try Tommy's quick beef fillet for an alternative Christmas main. It's a showstopping dish that's easy to make

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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