Fruity Beef Pot Roast Recipe

A wonderful, one pot dish that can be slowly simmered on a weekend afternoon, while you do chores or watch a movie. The delicious scent will greet you on your return.


Prep Time

30 minutes

Cooking Time

3 hours


Serves: 6-8

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1,5 kg topside or aitchbone beef roast
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 30 g SPAR margarine
  • 125 ml water
  • 200 ml can tomato juice
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 15 ml Worcester sauce
  • 10 ml brown sugar
  • Pinch paprika
  • 2 ml mustard
  • 50 ml SPAR tomato sauce
  • 125 ml SPAR peach&pear fruit juice
  • 45 ml corn flour
  • 410 g can SPAR peaches - halves or sliced, drained
  • 410 g can SPAR pear halves, drained

Recipe Method

1. Rub meat with salt and pepper. Brown on all sides in a large pot with heated margarine in.
2. Pour on water, tomato juice, onions and garlic. Cover and cook over low heat for 2 hours.
3. Combine remaining ingredients and add into pot, stirring until thickened. Simmer a further hour until meat is tender.
4. Add in both drained fruits and reheat.

Hints & Tips

Carve the meat across the grain to ensure a tender result for eating. These beef roast joints in particular, can make for a lot of chewing if you do not take this precaution!