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Recipe for family meals :

Cheat’s Roast Beef
This recipe for Cheat’s Roast Beef has been reproduced courtesy of Heinz HP Sauce.

Two iconic brands have collaborated to create HP Sauce with Guinness - a distinctive, quality sauce that combines the best of both brands to bring your food to life in 2011.

This exciting new sauce blends the unique taste of the black stuff with the spicy, familiar taste of HP resulting in a tantalising blend of familiar flavours that fans of both will love.

Made with quality ingredients, HP Sauce with Guinness is a perfect complement to sausages, adding a delicious, rich and tangy taste to your everyday banger butties.

But banger butties are just the beginning, as this tasty new sauce also lends itself to a whole range of delicious mid week meals.

Cheat’s Roast Beef

Ingredients for Cheat’s Roast Beef

4 Aunt Bessie’s frozen Yorkshire puddings
400g Aunt Bessie’s frozen homestyle roast potatoes
320g Aunt Bessie’s frozen red cabbage with bramley
1 tbsp rapeseed oil
4 x 250g rib eye steaks
1½ tbsp plain fl our
200ml red wine
3 tbsp HP Guinness sauce
2 tsp creamed horseradish
320g frozen peas

How to make Cheat’s Roast Beef

  • Cook all the Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire puddings and vegetables according to the pack instructions and keep warm.
  • Place the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat.
  • Season the steaks, add to the pan and fry for 3 minutes each side for rare, 3½ minutes each side for medium, 4 minutes each side for well done depending on the thickness of the steaks.
  • Remove and keep warm.
  • Whisk the flour in to the pan juices off the heat and gradually add in the red wine before returning to the heat.
  • Stir through the HP Guinness sauce with the creamed horseradish, 200ml water and any juices from the resting meat.
  • Boil for 4 - 5 minutes until thickened and strain the gravy.
  • Meanwhile cook the peas according to the pack instructions.
  • Serve the steaks with the gravy, Yorkshire puddings and vegetables.


  • Fillet or sirloin steak works just as well for this recipe.

Serves 4

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