Roast bolar blade beef with mustard and red wine

Roast bolar blade beef with mustard and red wine

Serves: 6 | Preparation Time: 15 mins | Cooking Time: 65min 


  • 1.2kg Farm88 beef bolar blade roast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 6 pickling onions, peeled, halved
  • 4 sprigs thyme +extra leaves, to serve
  • 2 cups (500ml) beef stock
  • 1 cup (250ml) dry red wine
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed, cut into batons
  • Steamed snow peas, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced).
  2. Brush beef with half the oil. Season.
  3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Cook beef for 6-8 minutes or until browned all over.
  4. Transfer to a rack. Brush top of beef with mustard. Place onions, thyme, stock and wine in the base of a large roasting tin. Sit rack with beef over roasting tin.
  5. Cook beef for 50-55 minutes or until cooked to your liking.
  6. Set aside on a plate loosely covered with foil to rest for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Transfer onions and sauce to a saucepan. Simmer over medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until sauce reduces. Keep sauce warm.
  8. Increase oven temperature to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Spread sweet potato onto a large baking tray, drizzle with remaining oil, season and cook for 15-20 minutes or until golden and tender.
  9. Slice beef. Reheat onions and sauce, if required. Serve beef with onions, sauce, sweet potatoes, snow peas and extra thyme


  • Resting your roast will ensure it is tender and will lock the juices in.
  • Leftover beef will be delicious in a crusty bread roll with salad for next day lunch.
Results may vary.