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Herbed Beef Roast

Makes: 10 to 12 servings
Prep 20 mins Roast 350°F2 hrs 30 mins
Herbed Beef Roast
Ingredients
  • 1  teaspoon  dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1  teaspoon  grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 5 - 6  pound  beef rib roast
  •  Onion Gravy (see recipe below)
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  pepper
Directions

1. Combine rosemary, gingerroot, salt, and pepper; rub on all surfaces of meat. Place roast, rib side down, in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer. Make sure that the themometer bulb doesn't rest on bone.

2. Roast in a 350 degree F oven until meat themometer reaches desired temperature. Allow 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 hours for 140 to 145 degrees (medium-rare); 3 to 3-1/4 hours for 155 degrees (medium); and 3-1/4 to 3-1/2 hours for 170 degrees (well done). Cover meat; let stand about 15 minutes before carving. Serve with Onion Gravy. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Onion Gravy

Yield: 2-1/2 cups
Prep 20 mins Cook 10 hrs  on low or 5 hours on high
Ingredients
  • 1  large onion, chopped
  • 3  tablespoons  fat from pan drippings, margarine or butter
  • 1/4  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon  dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2  cups  beef broth
Directions

1. Cook 1 large onion, chopped, in 3 tablespoons fat from pan drippings, margarine, or butter in a medium saucepan until tender but not brown. Stir in 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary,crushed. Add beef broth to any pan drippings to equal 2 cups. Stir into flour mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Makes 2-1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts (Herbed Beef Roast)
  • Servings Per Recipe 10,
  • cal. (kcal) 391,
  • Fat, total (g) 23,
  • chol. (mg) 118,
  • sat. fat (g) 10,
  • carb. (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 39,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 314,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 5,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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