Roast Beef With Potatoes And Carrots

Convenience foods are perfect for quick dinners. Refrigerated cooked roast beef and cooked mashed potatoes make this home-style dinner doable in 20 minutes.

Roast Beef With Potatoes And Carrots
Servings: 6 Prep 5 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 1 fully cooked refrigerated packaged roast beef (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 package (1 pound) baby carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon dark-brown sugar
  • 1 package (2 pounds) fully cooked mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • Pinch ground nutmeg

Make It

1. Heat beef in bag in boiling water or microwave following package directions, 7 minutes. Keep the beef warm.

2. In medium-size saucepan, combine 3/4 cup orange juice, the baby carrots and ginger. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 6 minutes.

3. In small bowl, whisk together the remaining 1/4 cup orange juice, the cornstarch and brown sugar until the mixture is well blended.

4. While carrots are cooking, heat mashed potatoes in a microwave oven following the package directions. Once the potatoes are heated through, stir in the sour cream, chives and nutmeg. Cover and keep warm.

5. When carrots are crisp-tender, stir in cornstarch mixture; cook until thickened and carrots are tender, about 2 minutes.

To serve:

6. Carefully slice beef; reserve any juices. Serve beef with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots and reserved juices. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 427, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 101, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 30, sodium (mg): 1085, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.