Winter roast recipes

Winter roasts 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.

184 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings.

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Discover just how easy a roast can be with our step-by-step guide to classic roast chicken

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Maximise your oven space by throwing everything into one dish and roasting with goose fat

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
108 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

What more can we say? A classic roast chicken recipe should be in everyone's repertoire, and it can always save the day

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
91 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A full-flavoured alternative to your usual weekend roast - serve with a big bowl of rice

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up this tasty Moroccan roast lamb dish for a low-calorie main that delivers stacks of flavour and three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
51 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Take the stress out of a Sunday roast with this one-pan recipe that couldn't be simpler

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
110 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy yet impressive recipe makes a stylish main course for a special occasion

35 mins
Easy
63 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for busy nights, this pot-roast chicken with masala seasoning is ideal for sticking in the oven to feed a crowd. Enjoy with poppadums and chutney

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cook this one-pot brisket in beer for a richer flavour and your parsnips and mushrooms will absorb the liquor, too. Serve with mash to soak up the gravy

3 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is lovely hot or cold, and even better a day later when flavours have developed

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

When you want the roast experience but haven't got hours to spare, this version really hits the spot

30 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Gordon's pheasant dish makes an affordable but smart meal for two

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Tender meat scented with herbs and spices to serve as part of a light lunch- the gravy is super-simple too

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Perfectly marinated meat that melts in the mouth is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Cook this roast for five hours, rest, then sprinkle with zesty gremolata

5 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Seasonal roast veg couldn't be any easier - just peel and roast - perfect alongside your Christmas roast.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This smoky, melt-in-the-mouth main course is slow-cooked for several hours, making it ideal for a Bonfire Night feast after the fireworks

6 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
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