BBC Food - Recipes - The ultimate Christmas roast beef
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Ingredients

  • 225 g/8oz plain flour
  • 8 free-range eggs
  • 600 ml/20fl oz milk
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cauliflower, cut into large florets
  • 300 g/10½oz French beans, trimmed
  • 1 broccoli, cut into large florets
  • 8 carrots, peeled and cut into batons
  • 2.75 kg/6lb 2oz whole beef sirloin, fat and sinew trimmed
  • 250 g/9oz beef dripping or lard
  • 200 ml/7fl oz red wine
  • 1 litre/1¾ pints beef stock
  • 2 kg/4lb 8oz large floury potatoes such as King Edward, each peeled and cut into 2 or 3 pieces
  • 200 g/7oz smoked streaky bacon slices, cut into lardons
  • 500 g/1lb 2oz Brussels sprouts, trimmed and finely shredded
  • 250 g/9oz cooked chestnuts, roughly chopped
  • 175 g/6oz butter

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