A Canadian Prairie Feast: Spiced Roast Beef

Spiced Roast Beef

This is a flavorful roast beef recipe that is not only tasty but really easy to prepare!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Canada
Servings 8 people
Calories 221 kcal


  • 1 oven
  • 1 baking dish


  • 2 1/2 lbs. Beef tenderloin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin ground
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons peppercorns ground
  • cooking spray as needed
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  • Heat your oven to 425° Fahrenheit. Grease a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Combine the garlic powder, olive oil, pepper, paprika, and cumin into prepared baking dish. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Bake for 30-minutes or to your desired personal doneness. Cool for about 10 minutes before slicing beef.
  • Transfer to a serving platter.
  • Serve and Enjoy!


Keyword Beef tenderloin

About Spiced Roast Beef

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This Spiced Roast Beef holds a special place in my heart. It’s the kind of meal that brings people together, whether it’s a family gathering, a holiday feast, or when you simply need a little pick-me-up. It’s a celebration of our local beef, seasoned with a blend of spices that add a savory depth of flavor, making it a beloved classic in many Canadian homes.

Cooking Tips

So, what’s the secret behind my Spiced Roast Beef? First and foremost, it’s all about the beef. I recommend sourcing your beef from a local farm or butcher, where you can find the freshest cuts.

Next, let’s talk seasoning. The right blend of herbs and spices is what gives this dish its distinctive flavor. Don’t be afraid to adjust the seasoning to your liking.

Lastly, the roasting process. Remember to preheat your oven and avoid overcooking the roast. This will ensure your roast beef is tender and flavorful.

Serving Suggestions

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Now, how should you serve this mouthwatering Spiced Roast Beef? Here are five ideas:

  • Serve it with a side of creamy mashed potatoes for a classic comfort food combo.
  • Pair it with steamed vegetables for a balanced meal.
  • For a healthier option, serve it with a fresh garden salad.
  • Add a dollop of homemade gravy on top for an extra burst of flavor.
  • Or simply enjoy it as is, letting the savory flavors shine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions I often get about my Spiced Roast Beef:

  • ‘Can I use other cuts of beef?’ Absolutely! This recipe works well with any roast cut.
  • ‘Can I add vegetables to the roasting pan?’ Of course! Feel free to add root vegetables for added nutrition.
  • ‘What if I don’t have a roasting pan?’ A baking dish will do just fine.
  • ‘How long can I store the leftovers?’ They should be good for 3-4 days in the fridge.
  • ‘Can this be made gluten-free?’ Yes, just ensure your spices and other ingredients are gluten-free.

And there you have it – a peek into my kitchen with my comforting Spiced Roast Beef. It’s not just a meal; it’s a celebration of our local beef and a nod to the homely warmth of prairie cooking. I hope this dish brings a touch of Winnipeg warmth to your table, one delicious bite at a time. Happy cooking!

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