Roast Beef with Rosemary & Garlic

This tender and juicy roast looks beautiful when served to guests. It also makes the house smell wonderful as it cooks.

Roast Beef with Rosemary & GarlicIngredients

  • 1 joint of beef
  • 1 -3 tsp coarse salt(generous amount) 1 -3tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 10 garlic cloves


  1. Settle the joint and let it stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
  2. Mix the salt and pepper together.
  3. Insert some of the rosemary directly into the skin of the
    joint, scoring with a sharp knife to help you insert it.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375oF.
  5. Now score the joint in 10 random spots for the garlic. Rub
    the meat with the seasoning mix. Place cloves into the
  6. Place the roast on a rack in the pan with the rosemary top
    side up.
  7. Roast for 1 hour and then turn off oven.
  8. Leave the roast in the oven but do not open oven door for
    3 hours.
  9. About 30 to 40 minutes before serving time, turn oven to
    375 oF and reheat the roast.
  10. Make sure not to remove roast or re-open the oven door from time roast is put in until 20 minutes before ready to serve.
  11. Remove roast 20 minutes after heating.