Ridiculously Tasty Roast Beef

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline

Ridiculously Tasty Bottom Round Roast Beef

Photos courtesy of Beef. It's What’s For Dinner

10 Ingredients

8 servings

2 hours 15 minutes

Nutrition information per serving: 299 Calories; 127.8 Calories from fat; 14.2g Total Fat (4.4 g Saturated Fat; 7 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 110 mg Cholesterol; 527 mg Sodium; 1 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.2 g Dietary Fiber; 39.3 g Protein; 3.6 mg Iron; 7 mg NE Niacin; 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.7 mg Zinc; 39.4 mcg Selenium; 148.5 mg Choline 


  • 1 beef Bottom Round Roast (about 3 pounds)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1-1/2 cups water

Safe Handling Tips:

  • Wash hands with soap and water before cooking and always after touching raw meat.

  • Separate raw meat from other foods.
  • Wash all cutting boards, utensils, and dishes after touching raw meat.
  • Do not reuse marinades used on raw foods.
  • Wash all produce prior to use.
  • Cook beef until temperature reaches 145°F for medium rare steaks and roasts 160°F for ground beef.
  • Refrigerate food promptly.


1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix together oil, rosemary, garlic, basil, salt, thyme and pepper in small bowl. Set mixture aside 5 to 10 minutes.

2. Place beef Bottom Round Roast on baking rack in tall-sided roasting pan. Rub oil mixture on roast, covering all sides. Pour broth and water in roasting pan. Insert oven-safe thermometer into center of roast. Place roasting pan in center of 325°F oven.

3. Roast 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours. Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 5° to 10°F).

4. Carve roast into slices; serve with cooking liquid or as a sandwich, topping with your favorite cheese.

Source: beefitswhatsfordinner.com

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