Salt and Pepper Crusted Eye of the Round Roast
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 -1/2 to 3 lb. beef eye of the round roast
- 4 cups kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons coarse black pepper
- 1 cup water
Cooking time 180mins
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine oil, onion, and garlic; close tightly and shake to mix well. Place roast in bag, seal, and turn to coat completely with mixture. Marinate 2 hours in refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a roasting pan with foil.
In medium bowl, combine salt, pepper and water; mix well. place half the sale mixture in center of prepared pan. Place roast over salt mixture then coat with remaining salt mixture, completely coating roast and forming a crust about 1/2 inch thick.
Bake 55 minutes for medium. Remove from oven and discard salt crust. Slice and serve.