Traditional Roast Beef With Gravy

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Rub outside of meat with pepper, salt and garlic.
  • Place on a rack in a baking dish; pour 1/3 cup water into bottom of baking dish.
  • Roast beef, allowing 25 minutes per pound for medium rare, a little longer for well done.
  • Cover loosely with foil.
  • Stand for 15 minutes before carving.
  • To prepare gravy: drain off all except 1 tblsp of fat from the baking dish.
  • Place dish over a low heat.
  • Add flour and stir well to incorporate all the bits and pieces in the dish.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until well-browned, taking care not to burn.
  • Combine wine, stock and tomato paste.
  • Gradually stir into flour mixture.
  • Heat, stirring constantly, until gravy boils and thickens.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Season to taste.
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