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Microwaved Rolled Rump Roast

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“From my 25 year old microwave cookbook. I have made this many times especially during hot weather when I wanted a roast and didnt want to heat the oven. Remember cooking time is per pound so adjust accordingly to your roast size!!! Slices great for sandwiches.”
1hr 23mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -5 lbs rolled rump roast
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 tablespoon browning sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 5 -6 slices uncooked bacon, depending on roast length
  • 12 cup water


  1. Rub both ends of roast with salt.
  2. Brush ends with bouquet sauce mixed with 1 TBS water.
  3. Cover roast except cut ends with bacon strips, laying side by side and securing with toothpicks if needed.
  4. Place in 3 qt casserole and add 1/2 cup water.
  5. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, turning back 2 inches at the edge to vent.
  6. Micro at medium for 24-27 minutes per pound, turing roast over after 1/2 the time.
  7. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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