Mom's Roast Beef

READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
Recipe by bugsbunnyfan

Everyone loves slices of this fork-tender roast beef and its savory gravy. This well-seasoned roast is Mom's specialty.

Top Review by r2thepowerof3

Very good, made excellent gravy. A little overpowering with the spices, I might scale them down a bit next time. Otherwise great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven; brown roast on all sides. Add onion and cook until transparent. Add coffee, 3/4 cup water, bouillon, basil, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and simmer for 2-1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Combine flour and remaining water until smooth; stir into pan juices.
  4. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  5. Remove roast and slice. Pass the gravy.

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