Peppered Eye of Round Roast, Hot or Cold, Crock Pot

Total Time
10hrs 7mins
Prep 7 mins
Cook 10 hrs

Part of a holiday buffet? Appetizer? Entree? Sandwich fodder? Great for all. This can be whatever you want. A very different taste. Eye of round is notoriously dry but this one isn't. 24-hour marinade time not included in prep time. Adapted from La Bonne Cuisine Cookbook, appetizer, page 12. 5/92


  1. Generously cover the meat with garlic powder (yes, powder!) With a small knife pierce the entire surface of the meat and stuff each hole with a peppercorn.
  2. Prepare the marinade by combining all the remaining ingredients (here's the REAL garlic!) Put all in a Ziploc bag and refrigerate for 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Put roast and marinade in crock pot and cook on low all day. Comes out tender and not dry.
  4. For appetizer, slice very thin and serve, hot or cold, with sliced baguette and a wonderful mustard. Or horseradish sauce. Great for a holiday buffet.
  5. Marinade makes good gravy; strain first, then thicken slightly.


Most Helpful

We loved this roast. We decided to make this last minute for Christmas dinner since we were not traveling. Turned out GREAT. I marinated it for 2 days - the roast was very flavorful!

*Jodi December 25, 2008

Great roast beef! Have been marinating eye of round, freezing ready to have on hand for those days when I want a special roast - this recipe looked to be just what I was wanting. Made as posted for a wonderful peppered eye of round superior to the pricey prepared ones. We all gave this one the thumbs up. It will be one I will make when ever I am wanting a really great peppered roast.Thank you Jezski.

Gerry September 22, 2008

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