Gremolata-Topped Beef Roast
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2 HRS 45 MINS
Time to Cook
Step 1Preheat oven to 325°F. Grate lemon peel and squeeze 1 tablespoon lemon juice from lemon. Combine lemon peel, 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon minced garlic and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium bowl. Press mixture evenly onto all surfaces of beef Roast.
Step 2Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover.
Step 3Toss potatoes with olive oil and remaining 1 tablespoon minced garlic on rimmed baking sheet; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Roast beef in 325°F oven 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours for medium rare doneness; roast potatoes 55 to 60 minutes or until potatoes are tender and begin to brown, stirring once.
Step 4Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10°F to reach 145°F for medium rare.)
Step 5Toss potatoes with remaining 2 tablespoons chopped parsley and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Carve roast into thin slices. Season beef and potatoes with salt, as desired.
Nutrition information per serving, using top round roast, 1/6 of recipe (6 oz): 487 Calories; 126 Calories from fat; 14g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 7 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 143 mg Cholesterol; 83 mg Sodium; 29 g Total Carbohydrate; 2.2 g Dietary Fiber; 58 g Protein; 6.1 mg Iron; 15.8 mg NE Niacin; 0.8 mg Vitamin B6; 3 mcg Vitamin B12; 9.5 mg Zinc; 62.4 mcg Selenium; 207.6 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline.
Filed Under:Pot Roast / Comfort Foods