Quick Italian Beef Roast & Vegetables

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 beef eye round roast (2 pounds)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • Vegetables:3 medium zucchini or yellow squash, sliced (1/2-inch)
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomato halves

Directions

  • Heat oven to 325°F. Combine salt, 1/2 teaspoon basil, oregano and pepper; press onto beef roast. Place 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°F oven
  • 1-1/2 hours for medium rare doneness.
  • Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F. Transfer to board; tent with foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10°F to reach 145°F for medium rare.)
  • Increase oven temperature to 425°F. Combine vegetable ingredients, except tomatoes, in large bowl; toss. Place on rack in pan. Roast in 425°F oven 15 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes; toss. Carve roast. Serve with vegetables. Season with salt.
  • Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 434
  Calories from Fat 188 (43%)
(32%)Total Fat 21g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(29%)Cholesterol 86mg
(19%)Sodium 457mg
(42%)Potassium 1469mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(103%)Protein 51g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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