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Poor Mans Prime Rib

Recipe for Poor Mans Prime Rib - This is seriously the best way to cook a roast. It makes an inexpensive piece of meat taste like prime rib! Tender and delicious!

This is seriously the best way to cook a roast. It makes an inexpensive piece of meat taste like prime rib! Tender and delicious!

Poor Mans Prime Rib
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Poor Mans Prime Rib
Prep Time:
2 minutes
Cook Time:
3 hours
Total Time:
3 hours, 2 minutes

This is seriously the best way to cook a roast. It makes an inexpensive piece of meat taste like prime rib! Tender and delicious!

Yield: 9 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 (3 pound) beef eye of round roast
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Season the roast with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder; and place in a roasting pan or baking dish. Do not cover or add water.
  2. Place the roast in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Roast for 21 minutes (seven minutes per pound) then turn off the oven and let the roast sit in the hot oven for 2 1/2 hours. Do not open the door at all during this time!
  3. Remove the roast from the oven, the internal temperature should have reached at least 145 degrees F (65 degrees C). Carve into thin slices to serve.
Nutrition information
Calories per serving: 189
Fat per serving: 5g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Carbs per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 33g
Sugar per serving: 1g
Sodium per serving: 75mg
Cholesterol per serving: 84mg

Photo: Jun Seita

I made this tonight and it was absolutely amazing! The times and temperatures are spot on. I have made this roast before and it was nowhere near this delicious. Thank you for this recipe!

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