High Temperature Eye-of-Round Roast

High Temperature Eye-of-Round Roast

Everyday Cooking

Eye of round roast is roasted at 500 degrees F. This recipe takes a very tough piece of meat and makes it so tender and delicious. Feel free to improvise with the seasonings and use garlic salt in place of regular salt. The easiest roast you'll ever cook!

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 227
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 3h 5m


  • 1 (3 pound) beef eye of round roast
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1   Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Season the roast with salt and pepper and place in a roasting pan or baking dish. Do not cover or add water.
  • 2   Place the roast in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Roast for 21 minutes (seven minutes per pound) then turn off the oven and let the roast sit in the hot oven for 2 1/2 hours. Do not open the door at all during this time!
  • 3   Remove the roast from the oven, the internal temperature should have reached at least 145 degrees F (65 degrees C). Carve into thin slices to serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 12.6g 19%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 59mg 2%
Potassium 359mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 0g  
Dietary Fiber 0g  
Protein 26.6g 53%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 0IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 6mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 8mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 24mg  
Folate 7mcg