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beef essentials: bacon and tomato roast

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

I assembled this tonight for myself and a friend. It is enough for two with leftovers for tomorrow. Not much work involved; just put it together and wait while it cooks in the oven. My suggestion is to relax and have a glass of wine or two… or three. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For beef essentials: bacon and tomato roast

  • 2 lb
    eye of round roast
  • 2 slice
  • 14 oz
    diced tomatoes, 1 can
  • 1 c
    beef stock, not broth
  • 1/4 c
    red wine, dry variety
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 - 2 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • white pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • flour, all-purpose variety, for dusting
  • carrots
  • potatoes
  • celery
  • garlic

How To Make beef essentials: bacon and tomato roast

  • 1
  • 2
    You will need an oven-proof pot with a tight-fitting lid.
  • 3
    Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  • 4
    Place a rack in the lower position and preheat the oven to 300f (150c).
  • 5
    Add the tomatoes and the dry spices to a pot over medium heat and allow to simmer for 3 – 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Add the beef stock, and wine, then continue to simmer for an additional 2 minutes.
  • 7
    Meanwhile, salt and pepper the roast, and dust with some flour.
  • 8
    Add to the pot and bring back up to the simmer.
  • 9
    Place the bacon over the top of the roast and place into the preheated oven for 2 hours.
  • 10
    After 2 hours add the veggies… your choice.
  • 11
    Put the lid back on and bake for an additional 2 hours.
  • 12
  • So yummy
    Remove from the oven and serve, while nice and hot, with the veggies and sauce. Enjoy.
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