Perfect Roast Beef



1 (4-lb.) round roast

1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 

1 tbsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves

2 tsp. kosher salt

1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

How to Make


  1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a small bowl, combine oil, garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper. Rub all over roast.

  2. Place roast in roasting pan fitted with a roasting rack. Roast for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 325° and roast 1 hours 45 minutes more for medium, or 2 hours for medium well done.

  3. Remove from oven and let rest 15 to 30 minutes before serving.