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Roast Beef with Apples, Gravy and Paleo “Yorkshire Pudding”


A recreation of an English tradition, with a twist from The Saffron Girl.

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  • For the BEEF JOINT:
  • 2 kilo roasting beef joint
  • 4-5 carrots
  • cut in large chunks
  • 3 medium red onions
  • quartered
  • 4 celery stalks
  • cut in large pieces
  • cherry tomatoes
  • about 20 small
  • 4 apples
  • peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • minced
  • coarse sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • olive oil
  • freshly ground rosemary
  • For the GRAVY:
  • 1 medium red onion
  • chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • minced
  • ground arrowroot
  • drippings from the roast beef
  • as much as possible
  • olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • which equal about 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup chestnut flour
  • 1/4 cup ground arrowroot
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


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