Slow cooked beef and wasabi peas - Cook From Fresh - Gluten Free Cooking

Slow roasted Beef on Wasabi pea crush is a super easy dish to prepare – great for days when you are pottering around the house and have the time for the slow roast. Just remember to turn the beef each time hour or so .

Slow roasted Beef on Wasabi pea crush ingredients

Prep 15 mins  – Cooking time  4+ hrs

Joint of topside Beef for pot roasting

2-3 Onions – sliced

6-8 cloves Garlic – rough chopped

1 bottle of White wine (good)

¼ pt Beef stock

¼ pt Veg stock

6-8 peppercorns

Couple of Bay Leaves

1 Star Anise

Soy sauce

Mirin or Sake (Mirin is a sweetened sake or rice wine with a light syrupy texture)

Rice wine Vinegar

150g of fresh peas per person

Wasabi paste

Sesame seeds


Roughly chop the onions and half the garlic and put in a heavy roasting pot.

Place the Beef on top and sprinkle the pepper corns and place the bay leaves around it.

Pour over the bottle of white wine, a splash of rice wine and put on the lid of the pot and place into a warm oven (150 oC) for about 4 hrs. (Turn the beef every hour or so)

When ready to serve take beef from pot add a very good splash of soy sauce, blend with your hand blender and thicken the  sauce with a roux / GF Thickening granules / cornflour and season to taste.

Slice beef into wedges and serve on a stack of freshly steamed peas that you have lightly crushed with a fork and mixed the wasabi paste and a good splash of Mirin through. Spoon some of the sauce over the top and scatter some sesame seeds over and serve.

Slow roasted Beef on Wasabi pea crush



Slow roasted Beef on Wasabi pea crush


I am self taught cook mostly through trial and error and have been cooking ever since I could reach the range! Father of three children.

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