Pepper and Garlic Eye of Round Roast Recipe

Pepper and Garlic Eye of Round Roast Recipe

This eye of round roast recipe is cooked using the high-temperature roasting procedure. This produces a tender, juicy, perfectly cooked roast.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Line a roasting or baking pan with foil. Put the roast in the lined baking pan, fattiest side up.
  3. Step 3

    Combine the salt, cracked black pepper, Cajun-style seasoning, garlic, and olive oil in a small bowl and blend thoroughly.
  4. Step 4

    Rub the roast all over with the mixture.
  5. Step 5

    Let the roast stand at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes or refrigerate for 1 to 3 hours. If refrigerating, take it out about 20 to 30 minutes before roasting to bring it up to room temperature.
  6. Step 6

    Heat the oven to 500 F (260 C). 
  7. Step 7

    Roast for 6 minutes per pound.
  8. Step 8

    Turn the oven off and leave the roast for 2 hours, resisting the urge to open the oven door and let the heat escape.
  9. Step 9

    After 2 hours, use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature, which should be approximately 130 F.
  10. Step 10

    Remove the roast from the oven and let it rest for at least 20 minutes.
  11. Step 11

    Slice the roast thinly against the grain to serve. 
  12. Step 12

    Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy.