Eye of Round Roast Recipe

3
Skip Davis

By
@Grandpaskip

This cut of Beef is not known for its tenderness, but it can be cooked in such a way as to make it succulent, juicy AND tender.
The secret is in HOW it is cooked !!
Follow me through a few simple steps to enjoy a roast of unbelievable goodness.
To be any easier, the roast would have to jump into the oven by itself.

Rating:

★★★★★ 10 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 Adults with vegetables
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 lb
    eye of round roast
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly cracked black pepper
  • 6 clove
    garlic (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    herbs of choice (optional)

How to Make Eye of Round Roast Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Slice 6 cloves of peeled garlic in half. Make deep slits all around the meat and insert the garlic pieces into the slits on the beef. (Insert finger into slit to expand it to accept garlic).
  2. Rub surface of meat with olive or canola oil. Season roast with salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you desire.
  3. Heat a cast iron deep skillet to screaming hot and sear meat on all sides. No oil needed except the oil used prior to seasoning. This is going to create a LOT of smoke. Turn on hood fan and/or open windows.
  4. Place roast, on a rack, in roasting pan or baking dish. DO NOT COVER or add liquid. Place in 500 degree oven and then immediately turn the heat down to 475 degrees.
  5. Roast at 475 for 7 to 8 minutes per pound. So with A 3 pound roast, it will be done in about 21 to 24 minutes.
  6. After prescribed roasting time, turn oven OFF and let roast sit in oven for 2-1/2 hours.
    Do NOT open the door during this time.
  7. When 2-1/2 hours have elapsed, remove roast from oven, rest for 10 minutes covered loosely with foil, carve across the grain into thin slices.

    ENJOY.
  8. NOTE: The secret to this method of roasting is the high heat and prolonged time in a CLOSED oven with heat off.

    It works like magic !! Believe me.

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About Eye of Round Roast Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy




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