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roast beef with gravy, broccoli, cauliflower on white plate

Garlic Roast Beef Dinner

  • Author: Deb
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hr. 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


A Sunday best roast beef dinner you can make on a weeknight. A lean eye round with your choice of vegetables is easy and full of flavor.


  • 3 lbs . eye round beef roast
  • 3 -4 cloves of garlic 
  • 2- 3 lbs. yellow baby potatoes
  •  1- 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • seasoning/salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour/cornstarch mixed with 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup beef broth


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Make little holes on top of beef, slice garlic and put into the holes.
  3. Season top of roast with salt and pepper
  4. Prepare potatoes- wash thoroughly, coat with oil and sprinkle with your choice of seasonings.
  5. Put roast in oven for about 15 minutes, then turn down temperature to 325°.
  6. Prepare additional vegetables of choice.
  7. Put potatoes in roasting pan and continue to roast the beef with potatoes until meat thermometer registers 140°F. (approximately 50 -60 minutes longer)
  8. During the last few minutes of roasting the beef,  cook additional vegetables, either roasting, microwaving or steaming.  Keep warm while making slicing beef and making gravy.
  9. Let eye round rest on platter while you make the gravy.  Make a slurry of flour and water.  Stir into pan juices on stovetop, if pan can go on stovetop, or use a saucepan.  Add the beef broth and bring to a boil, simmer for a few minutes until thickened.
  10. Remove garlic pieces from roast, thinly slice and serve.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake

Keywords: Garlic Eye Round Roast Dinner