- Preheat oven to 180ºc. Toss potatoes in 1 tsp of the oil, then place into large roasting dish. Bake in pre-heated oven 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine pepper and salt on dinner plate, and roll beef firmly in mixture to form a thin crust. Heat remaining oil in small pan, and brown beef on all sides to seal crust. Remove from heat, place into baking pan with potatoes and cook a further 15 minutes.
- Scatter asparagus spears and tomatoes over potatoes and bake 10 minutes more. Remove meat from pan and wrap in foil to rest for a few minutes. Slice beef thickly and serve at once with vegetables.