Mar 25

Tomato Garlic Roast Beef



This delicious roast beef was prepared ahead of time and placed in a cold oven to cook.  I have become a fan of this method to satisfy my love of slow cooked roasts and a hectic day at work.  My daughter is old enough to operate the oven, but still a bit inexperienced to place items in the hot oven.  So I prep the meal the night before, then call her as my work day is about to end so she can get dinner started.


Tomato Garlic Roast Beef



  • 2 lb eye round roast
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 head of garlic, peeled
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper



  1. Salt & pepper the roast and place in a casserole dish.
  2. Combine tomatoes, garlic, thyme and olive oil.  Then spread around roast.
  3. Cover and place in refrigerator overnight.
  4. Next day place the roast in the center of a cold oven and turn the heat up to 350 degrees.
  5. Cook for about an hour & a half or unit the desired doneness.
  6. Let roast rest for at least 10 minutes before you carve – Enjoy!


Note: If you choose not to prepare ahead of time, simply preheat the oven and lessen the amount of cook time.


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