Perfect Eye of Round Roast Beef
While there are not enough pan drippings to make gravy, the juices make a lovely au jus to accompany the beef.
This works for any size roast and couldn't be easier.
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- beef eye round
- salt, to taste
- pepper to taste
- paprika, to taste (optional)
- vegetable oil
1Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
If desired, trim off excess fat from roast beef.
Season with salt and pepper (and paprika, if desired).
Rub meat with vegetable oil.
2Place meat in roasting pan in preheated oven.
3Roast beef for 5 minutes per pound.
Then turn off oven.
DO NOT OPEN OVEN FOR 2 HOURS! (For example, a 4-lb. roast would take 20 minutes to cook and then sit in the turned-off oven for 2 hours.).