Roast Beef

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The Perfect Roast Beef

Crispy and perfectly seasoned on the outside, juicy and tender on the inside. At only 20 minutes per pound, this roast beef is difficult to mess up!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef, Easy, Roast, Roast Beef, Roasted, Savory
Author: Amanda Marsh


  • Roasting Pan with Rack
  • Aluminum Foil


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 3 lbs eye round roast


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Lightly brush olive oil on to all sides of the roast.
  • Combine all the spices and herbs to make a dry rub for the roast, then rub evenly over the entire roast.
  • Place the roast on top of a rack in a foil-lined roasting pan.
  • Roast the beef, uncovered, at 20 minutes for each pound of meat.
  • Remove the roast from the oven, cover lightly with foil, and let rest for 20 minutes before slicing.
  • Use the roasting pan juices to make a delicious gravy,

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