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Herbed Roast Beef

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Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 4 lb. top sirloin roast fat trimmed
  • 1 shallot minced
  • cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme minced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. pepper


  • 1. Combine the shallot, parsley and thyme in a small bowl. Remove 2 tablespoons of the herb mixture. Add the butter and mash until combined. Refrigerate until 30 minutes before roast is done cooking.
  • 2. With the remaining 2 tablespoons, add the Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Stir until combined.
  • 3. Spread the mustard-herb mixture all over the meat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour but up to 24 hours.
  • 4. Adjust the oven rack to the middle and preheat the oven to 275.
  • 5. Season all sides of the meat with salt and pepper. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 6. Sear the roast on all sides for 3-4 minutes per side. Transfer the roast to a roasting pan and place in the oven. Cook for 2-2 ½ hours.
  • 7. Remove the roast from the roasting pan and spread with the herb-butter mixture. Tent the roast with aluminum foil and let rest for 20 minutes. Cut into slices and serve immediately.


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