Basic Roast Beef

Basic Roast Beef

Ever wanted to make a roast beef but were unsure of how to get started?
This is the basic's if you'd like to continue …
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 40 mins
15-20 minutes 15 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Servings 10 people


  • 5 lbs beef eye of round roast Remember, it is 20 minutes per pound at 375 degrees
  • 1/4 tsp Adobo
  • 3 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter for searing the roast
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp butter melted for gravy
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Take seasonings and mix
    Adobo, garlic powder, salt (and pepper if desired)
  • In a cast iron pan on medium add the butter and briefly stir in garlic
  • Brown on the beef roast on all side
  • Place beef roast on a roasting pan (on a rack in roasting pan if you have one)
    note: adjust time of roasting based on 20 minutes per pound at 375 degrees
  • Take out once you have reached your desired level of done (rare, medium rare, shoe leather)
  • Tent with tinfoil and let rest for 10-15 minutes to reach desired temp and lock in juices
  • In a pan add the butter and flour over medium heat and once combined add in water. Stirring briskly
  • Add pan drippings to enhance flavor for your gravy
  • Enjoy!