Fiesta Eye of Round Roast

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This roast beef recipe is from It is baked in an oven cooking bag, which makes quick and easy work of getting dinner on the table, and cleanup is a breeze. These cooking bags and the crockpot are my favorite methods for cooking roast beef.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 oven cooking bag, large size
  • 14 cup flour
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa, medium chunky
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 -3 12 lbs beef eye round, boneless
  • 7 medium carrots, diagonally sliced
  • 4 medium red potatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 bell pepper, cut in strips (yellow or green)
  • 1 medium onion, cut in thin wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Shake flour in oven cooking bag; place in 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  3. Add salsa and garlic. Squeeze cooking bag to blend in flour.
  4. Place roast in oven bag; turn oven bag to coat roast with salsa.
  5. Arrange potatoes, carrots, onion and pepper in cooking bag around roast.
  6. Close cooking bag with nylon tie; cut six 1/2–inch slits in top.
  7. Bake 2 to 2 1/2 hours until roast is tender and meat thermometer reads 145°F
  8. Let stand in oven bag 5 minutes before slicing.


Most Helpful

While this smelled heavenly during the cooking time, I found the flavor to be lacking in the roast. I did not add any salt or pepper, and I think some salt would have helped.

Rudy'scookin January 04, 2010

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