Winter roast recipes

Winter roasts recipes

41 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.

45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for weekend entertaining, this no-fuss roast will satisfy friends and make lovely leftovers too

6 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
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6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Sage and sausage meat are stuffed inside a pork loin to create a moist, flavoursome Sunday lunch main for a crowd

2 hrs and 5 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Follow Gordon's steps for a sensational roast duck dinner, perfect for entertaining

3 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple, one-pan dish is a feast of tender chicken and fresh autumnal flavours

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
100 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pork belly is a relatively cheap cut of meat, making this an affordable roast to feed a crowd

3 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
78 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

It's almost impossible to overcook duck legs - so try this rich, slow-roasted dish

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give traditional roast chicken a Chinese-style twist with this zesty recipe

55 mins
Easy
225 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Slow-roasting is a great way to keep chicken nice and moist. Adding the potatoes to the roasting tin infuses them with plenty of flavour, too

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Use chicken if you prefer in this rustic autumnal roast with homemade gravy

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A foolproof guide to cooking this festive favourite with a simple gravy

4 hrs
More effort
223 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

No roast is complete without a proper Yorkshire pud - here's how to make your own

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bursting with goodness, this vegetarian side dish is a great addition to a winter main

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's bitter leaf salad and vinaigrette are a good foil to a creamy tart or rich ham

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your greens a bit of crunch with this fresh-tasting side dish

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Give your carrots some flavour with this easy idea using small Chantenay carrots and just three other ingredients

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay shows you how to cook the chef's choice of Christmas main courses – a golden goose. Keep the fat to use through the winter months

4 hrs and 5 mins
A challenge
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Turn humble root veg into an unusual, flavour-packed side dish for your weekend roast

2 hrs
Easy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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