Sunday (Game Day : ) Roast Beef Dinner

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




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