Peppered Beef With Pesto Salsa


An easy recipe of delicious roast beef with a salsa that is just right when catering for a special event.

Prep time:10 mins

Cook time:60 mins

Serves: 20


  • 2 x 2kg whole beef fillets, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • Salsa Verdi: combine
  • 190g jar Leggo’s Pesto – Traditional Basil
  • 500g sour cream
  • 45g can John West Anchovy Fillets in Olive Oil, drained
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers, chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped fresh parsley


Step 1

Place beef fillets in a greased baking tray, brush with olive oil and sprinkle generously with black pepper. Bake in a preheated oven at 200ºC for 1 hour.

Step 2

Remove from oven, wrap tightly in foil and set aside for 20 minutes to rest. Refrigerate until required.

Step 3

Cut beef into thin slices and arrange on a platter. Serve with Salsa Verdi.

Tasty Tip!

Serve the beef with wedges of capsicum which can be char-grilled or stir-fried and served hot or cold. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

Peppered Beef With Pesto Salsa
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