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.
How to Make Perfect Eye of Round Roast Beef
- 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.).