Roasted Young Beef

This is one of my hubby’s speciality.  Sometimes when I am not in the mood to cook, I let him to take over the kitchen and do some cooking for both of us 🙂


400 g topside of beef ( we use young beef cause the meat is softer)

1 medium onions, chopped

200 g fresh mushroom, cleaned and sliced

1 Tbs olive oil

1/2 cube beef bouillon, cook in 100 ml water (or any kind of soup leftover)

For Marinate the meat

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced

Mediteran mixture spice

A small bunch of fresh thyme, rosemary, bayleaf and sage

1/2 tsp coriander

1/2 tsp nutmeg powder

1/4 tsp pepper powder

Salt as desired

100 ml red wine (optional)

Fried Potatoes

250 g potatoes, cooked then peeled and sliced.

1 medium onion, chopped

1/2 cube beef bouillon, cook with 100 ml water



1. Prepare your beef: Place the garlic inside the meat and  marinate it with the rest of ingredients for marinating.  Place it into refrigerator and leave it overnight for better taste.

2. Cook the beef : preheat the oven for 180 C. Place the roasting tray in the preheat oven  for 5-10 minutes. Take out the tray, pour with olive oil and place the marinated meat and put it back to the oven. After  20-25 minutes, add the onion, beef bouillon (soup), and mushroom. Cook for 1 hour.  During the roasting, splash the meat with the soup.

3. Prepare the potatoes : heat the frying pan with margarine, the saute the onion until fragrant. Add the sliced potatoes and pour with soup from beef bouillon. Cover.  To avoid burning, stir occasionally and cook until the soup is absorbed.

4. Serve : remove all the spices from the meat, then slice and serve it with fried potatoes and the sauce.


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