Winter roast recipes

Winter roasts recipes

42 Recipes

Cook up a roast to warm the soul. We've included our classic roast recipes, plus ideas for sides to serve with your main.

Easy roast beef


(43 ratings)

This easy roast beef recipe with carrots and a simple gravy is ideal for a stunning Sunday dinner for the family. It takes just 15 minutes to prepare
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Slow-roast shoulder of pork


(20 ratings)

Ideal for weekend entertaining, this no-fuss roast will satisfy friends and make lovely leftovers too
  • 6 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Spiced roast beef


(3 ratings)

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

Foolproof slow roast chicken


(224 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 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate roast potatoes


(216 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 mins
  • Easy

Classic Yorkshire puddings


(25 ratings)

No roast is complete without a proper Yorkshire pud - here's how to make your own
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hot beetroot salad


(14 ratings)

Bursting with goodness, this vegetarian side dish is a great addition to a winter main
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Winter root mash with buttery crumbs


(37 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 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Root vegetable mash


(5 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 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sticky carrots with thyme & honey


(7 ratings)

Give your carrots some flavour with this easy idea using small Chantenay carrots and just three other ingredients
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Cider fondant potatoes


(3 ratings)

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 mins
  • Easy

Gordon's Christmas roast goose


(26 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay shows you how to cook the chefs’ choice of Christmas main courses – a golden goose. Keep the fat to use through the winter months...
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • A challenge

Chicken roasted with winter root vegetables


(17 ratings)

Prosciutto and chicken is a luxurious combination - and this version is good for you as well - high in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Nut roast


(176 ratings)

Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


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