Italian Roast Beef I


Tender, seasoned beef that can be sliced and served as a sandwich or as an entree. Best to fix day before serving and refrigerate. Makes slicing easier. Delicious!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 45 mins
8 to 10 servings


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 3 cubes beef bouillon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic

  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (Optional)

  • 4 pounds rump roast

  • ½ cup vegetable oil


  1. Pour water into a large kettle, and add bouillon cubes.

  2. Mix together the salt, garlic, Italian seasoning, black pepper, oregano, basil, and red pepper flakes on a large plate. Rub roast with 1/2 cup vegetable oil. Roll roast in seasoning mixture until well coated. Place the roast in the kettle along with any left over seasoning mixture and oil.

  3. Bring water to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer approximately 3 1/2 hours. Meat should be tender and well done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

618 Calories
47g Fat
3g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 618
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 632mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 851mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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