Active Time
25 MIN
Total Time
1 HR 30 MIN
Serves : 8
© John Kernick

How to Make It

Step 1    

Preheat the oven to 375°. In a bowl, mix the bay leaves, pepper, thyme, paprika and cumin. Drizzle the roast generously with olive oil and season with salt. Rub the garlic and spice mixture over the roast and let stand for 10 minutes.

Step 2    

Using butcher’s twine, tie the roast to give it a uniform shape. In an ovenproof skillet, heat the vegetable oil. Add the roast and cook over moderate heat until lightly browned all over, 12 minutes.

Step 3    

Transfer the skillet to the upper third of the oven and roast the meat for 1 hour, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 130°. Transfer the roast to a carving board and let rest for 10 minutes. Discard the twine. Using a thin, sharp knife, thinly slice the beef across the grain and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Herb-and-cassis-scented Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Aggregate Rating value: 4

Review Count: 2239

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5

Author Name: Yenly Londono

Review Body: Very tasty! Those herbs and spices give the meat a nice flavor. I have done this recipe twice already. Tomorrow, some friends are coming over so I will impress them with this wonderful recipe

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2017-03-25