Sunday (Game Day : ) Roast Beef Dinner

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

My husband begs for this in the fall and winter. The whole family loves the smell of this cooking while watching Sunday Football games :) Versatile as far as the veggies go...Leave the potatoes out and make some mashed potatoes on the side...great with the rich brown gravy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Place roast in large roasting pan or baking dish.
  3. Arrange vegetables around roast.
  4. Sprinkle meat and vegetables generously with basil, dried garlic, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Place in oven and allow to cook for about 15 minutes.
  6. Add water to pan about 1/2 inch to an inch up.
  7. About every 20 minutes or when water is diminishing and turning darker, add a little more water so it doesn't steam away completely.
  8. You can pour this over the roast if if is getting too dry on top.
  9. Allow to cook 20-30 minutes per pound or until your desired doneness and when veggies are tender.
  10. Remove roast to carving platter and remove veggies with a slotted spoon to their own serving dish.
  11. To make gravy, either prepare gravy mix as directed on package but use liquid from pan as substition for all of some of the water indicated.
  12. OR, in a sauce pan, whisk together 1/4 cup of pan drippings and 1/4 cup flour until smooth.
  13. Heat over low heat until mixture starts to bubble.
  14. Add 2 cups of water or a combination of water/dripping adding to 2 cups very slowly to flour mixture.
  15. Simmer 5 minutes, remove from heat and add 1 tsp.
  16. (or more) of Gravy Master.
  17. Stir in some salt and pepper to taste and serve with sliced beef.
  18. Slice beef after it has sat for about 15 minutes to retain juices.
Most Helpful

5 5

Super easy roast. I love the gravy mixture, which I used the kitchen bouquet, and it was wonderful!!! I drowned everything with it! And even dipped my french bread into it! I couldnt get enough! Thank you for a GREEEEEAAAAT recipe!

4 5

This recipe produced a lovely roast with a nice flavor. I used the pan drippings with flour and Kitchen Bouquet for the gravy. Thanks for sharing this recipe!