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BBQ Rubbed Beef Roast

Russ Myers


Beef roast are so easy to prepare, however, the different rubs and spices used can alter the flavor drastically.

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8 Servings
20 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


(2 to 3 lb.) beef round roast
1 3/4 lb
russet potatoes, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces


3 Tbsp
chili powder
3 Tbsp
packed brown sugar
2 tsp
cider vinegar
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce


1Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine rub ingredients; reserve 2 Tablespoons for potatoes. Press remaining rub onto beef roast.
2Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 325 degrees F. oven 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours for medium rare doneness. (Do not overcook.)
3Meanwhile mix reserved rub with 2 teaspoons water; toss with potatoes. Roast in greased baking pan, covered, 1 hour. Stir potatoes; roast, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until tender.
4Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135 degrees F. for medium rare. Let stand 15 minutes. (Temperature will rise to 145 degrees F. for medium rare.) Carve roast; season with salt. Serve with potatoes.

About this Recipe

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