Topside Mini Roast with Mustard Crust

Preparation time:  5-10 minutes

Cooking time: 40-50 minutes (for medium)



1 x 1lb topside mini roast

1 Tbsp Dijon mustard or similar

1 Tsp garlic purée

2 Tsp oil



  1. Preheat the oven 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the mustard, garlic purée and oil.
  3. Place the roast on a chopping board, make several slashes over the surface, season and spread with the mustard mixture. Transfer to a roasting rack in a medium non-stick roasting pan and roast for 40-50 minutes (for medium). Cover with foil if browning too quickly.
  4. Remove the roast from the oven, transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes, 20 if time allows.
  5. Slice the roast and serve with gravy, mini sauté potatoes and seasonal vegetables.