Herb-Crusted Roast Beef

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
2 hrs 15 mins
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the roast with the fat side up, in an ungreased roasting pan.
  2. Mix together the cloves, mustard, lemon juice, oil, and Worcestershire sauce; stir to mix well.
  3. Pour over and evenly coat the roast.
  4. In a bowl, add the next 6 ingredients; mixing well.
  5. Rub herb mixture over roast.
  6. Bake roast, uncovered, at 325 degrees for 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours or until desired degree of doneness.
  7. Remove from oven and place roast on a warm serving platter.
  8. Let stand for 10-15 minutes.
  9. Add 2 cups water and bouillon granules to pan drippings.
  10. Bring mixture to a boil.
  11. Mix together flour and 1/3 cup of water; stirring until smooth; gradually add to pan.
  12. Cook until bubbly and thickened, stirring constantly.
  13. Slice roast and serve with gravy.
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5 5

What a surprise to see my own recipe here! It was a winner in a 1998 issue of Taste of Home. To see so many wonderful reviews is truly a honor. Creating recipes is my passion, and knowing so many enjoy it is the best feeling in the world. Thank you for all the wonderful comments.

Teri

This was so good... I have never made a roast beef before... i used a bottom round roast... and did some other research on how to cook it. I took it out the fridge and left it on the counter for a hour so it could be room temp. Than rubbed it. I cooked it at 450 for 10 mins and it got a little crust out the outside than turned it down to 300 and cooked till the thermometer read 145.. i had a 2.75lb bottom round roast... let it sit 15 mins and sliced it thin... didnt even need the gravey... Awsome

5 5

This was the most superb roast beef I have ever cooked. I cooked it to medium rare and used the gravy for mashed potatoes. The combination of herbs and mustard used on this roast created a sublime aroma throughout my whole house as it cooked...and the taste was to die for. I've never been able to cook a decent roast until now. This will be the roast beef recipe that I use from now on. Thanks NurseDi for another wonderful recipe!