Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Juicy, tasty roast beef.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Roast needs to start at room temperature (leave out two hours prior to cooking).
  3. With a sharp knife make 8 small incisions around the roast.
  4. Place a sliver of garlic in each one.
  5. Take a tablespoon of olive oil and rub all over roast.
  6. Sprinkle salt and pepper on roast.
  7. Place roast on oven rack fat side up, with a drip pan on a rack beneath the roasting rack.
  8. Brown roast for half an hour at 375°F.
  9. Lower heat to 225°F and cook for an additional 2 to 3 hours.
  10. When the roast starts to drip juices and it is brown on the outside check the temp with meat thermometer.
  11. Pull the roast out of oven when the inner temperature reaches between 135 and 140°F.
  12. Let roast sit for 15 minutes before carving.
  13. FOR GRAVY.
  14. Remove pan from oven and place on stove top at a medium heat.
  15. Add water and red wine or beef stock to pan.
  16. Loosen drippings from pan.
  17. Dissolve a tablespoon of cornstarch in a little water and add to pan.
  18. Stir quickly to thicken gravy and reduce lumping.
  19. You can add a little butter if there wasn't much fat from roast.
  20. Salt and pepper to taste.

Reviews

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Simple & delicious! Used a top round roast with great results. Will certainly be using this excellent recipe again and again.

queenb100 April 16, 2006

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