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Fail Safe Sunday Dinner Eye of Round Roast

Renée G.


If you figure your timing just right, you can expect this to be ready to serve just in time for Sunday Dinner.

NOTE: I had a bit of difficulty with this method initially because oven temperatures vary. So, periodically you should check your oven’s actual temperature with an oven thermometer to be sure it actually registers what your setting says it is.


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
3 Hr


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    1 (3 - 4 lb.) eye of round beef roast
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    seasonings of choice - salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, creole seasoning, etc.

How to Make Fail Safe Sunday Dinner Eye of Round Roast


  1. Preheat oven to 500°F.
  2. Season roast as desired with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and/or Creole seasoning.

    Place on rack in shallow roasting pan. DO NOT add water or cover.
  3. Place roast in the preheated oven and lower temperature to 475°F. Roast for exactly 7 minutes per pound.

    Turn oven OFF and leave roast in oven with door closed (don’t peek) for 2 ½ hours.
  4. Remove roast and slice into thin slices.

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About Fail Safe Sunday Dinner Eye of Round Roast

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

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