High Temperature Eye-of-Round Roast


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

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 5 mins


  • 1 (3 pound) beef eye of round roast

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).

  2. Season roast with salt and pepper; place in a roasting pan or baking dish. Do not cover or add water.

  3. Place roast in the preheated oven and reduce temperature to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Roast for 21 minutes (7 minutes per pound), then turn off the oven and let roast sit in the hot oven for 2 1/2 hours. Do not open the door at all during this time.

  4. Remove roast from the oven and check that the internal temperature is at least 145 degrees F (65 degrees C). Carve into thin slices to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
13g Fat
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Protein 27g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 359mg 8%

* 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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