Friday 01 June, 2018 0 Comments

Winter is that great time of year to rug up and enjoy all your favourite warm comfort foods – like this Winter Roast Beef recipe.

It's also the time of year when root vegetables are in season giving us the perfect opportunity to give our digestive systems a bit of a break from raw foods abundant in summer. Roasts are a great way to enjoy seasonal winter veggies and will not only will they keep you warm this winter, but they will also help to boost your mood.

"Roasts are a great way to enjoy seasonal winter veggies and will not only will they keep you warm this winter, but they will also help to boost your mood."

Eating right for you is only one part of feeling great this Winter.

To learn more about how you can support optimal health this Winter chat with one of our BePure Holistic Health Consultants to discuss your health goals, learn about BePure's incredible functional health testing and our personalised approach to diet, lifestyle and nutritional support to be your happiest, healthiest you.

Serves 4-6 | GF, DF, RSF, EF


  • Coconut oil
  • 1.5kg bolar beef
  • 2 onions
  • Garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Beetroot
  • Pumpkin
  • Parsnips
  • Bunch of fresh herbs – thyme, rosemary, sage
  • Cabbage
  • Lemon
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 cup of water


  1. Leave the beef at room temperature for 20 minutes before preparing
  2. Heat the oven to 160 degrees while you prepare the beef
  3. Grease an oven dish with coconut oil, place the beef in the dish, rub with coconut oil, season with salt and pepper and place in the oven for 90 minutes
  4. Cut onions into quarters and peel garlic cloves - leaving them whole
  5. Cut pumpkin, parsnips and beetroot into chunks - leaving the skins on
  6. Place all the vegetables and herbs in the roasting dish with the beef for the last 60 minutes
  7. When the beef is 15 minutes until done, chop cabbage and place in a pan with coconut oil and lemon juice then cover with a lid
  8. Stem cabbage until it becomes soft and season with salt and pepper
  9. When beef is done to your liking, transfer to a board and let it rest for 15 minutes before serving
  10. While the beef is resting, make a gravy with the leftover juice in the roasting dish
  11. In a jar, place cornflour and water and shake until there are no clumps
  12. Place the roasting dish on a low-medium heat element and add the cornflour water
  13. Whisk gravy until it becomes thick and creamy. Add more water and cornflour if needed
  14. Plate up your roast beef with veggies and gravy to your macronutrient profile type
  15. Enjoy


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Disclaimer: This blog post is for educational purposes only. It is not designed to diagnose, treat or cure. We are all unique, for your individual health concerns it is important to discuss these with a BePure Holistic Health Consultant or relevant health professional.