Beef Rosto

A lot of people think that this dish is very difficult to do, but in this recipe you will find it simple, and it can be the main course for a dinner party, it is very nice to see and definitely tasteful..

roast beef


  • 500 gs of ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons of bread crumbs mixed with 2 tablespoon of all purpose flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of pistachios


  • Mix the meat by hand with the salt and pepper, the mustard and the tablespoon of bread crumbs
  • Spread the meat on a piece of wax paper and shape a rectangle
  • Put the pistachios on the meat and roll the meat carefully
  • Now dip the meat in the eggs slightly beaten in a large tray, and then roll the meat in another tray where you put the mixture of bread crumbs and the flour, now roll the meat in the wax paper, close tightly from both sides and put it in the freezer for about half an hour until it becomes firm
  • Heat three tablespoon of frying oil in a casserole and fry the roast beef until it becomes light brown
  • Cover it with water and let it boil. When the water starts boiling cover the casserole and put the fire low, let it simmer for about 30 minutes
  • Remove the meat from the water and let it cool completely
  • Keep the water in the casserole and make the sauce (next step)
  • Dissolve 3 tablespoons of flour in 1/2 cup of water and add it to the water in the casserole, season as desired, and let it boil. Stirring continuously, lower the fire and let it thicken
  • When the meat is cold cut it into thin slices
  • Put the meat in a serving dish with a side of  mashed potatoes and pour the sauce over it
Et Voila. C’est tout.


  1. Miranda says:

    Hi Nina, I love this recipe – can’t wait to try it! Is it possible to add a bit of garlic as part of the stuffing? I think I had this variation once but I’m not sure. Thank you 🙂

    • Hi Miranda, thank you for stopping by and for your comment, of course you may add garlic to the stuffing if you like, it might give it a special flavor.Good luck 🙂


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