Winter roasts

Winter roasts recipes

22 Recipes

Serve up a roast to warm the soul.

Slow-roast shoulder of pork


(17 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

Sticky slow-roast belly of pork


(97 ratings)

Pork belly is a relatively cheap cut of meat, making this an affordable roast to feed a crowd
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Foolproof slow roast chicken


(202 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


(152 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


(20 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


(36 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


(6 ratings)

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

Smashed celeriac


(4 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 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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
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