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Roast Eye of Round With Marsala Wine Marinade 3 Ways

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“Entered for safe-keeping for use on a 3-5 lb. eye of round roast, from askthemeatman.com with some adaptation. Do not use other cuts of round; they will be tough and probably dry. MDM was always successful making round roasts; she said the key was choosing the right cut and accepting nothing less. Cooked weight will be about 80% of raw roast weight. Recipe makes 1 1/2 cups of marinade. Official beef serving size is 3 oz., so adjust nutritional data for actual serving size. Preparation time includes 2 hours of marinating. There are 3 sets of directions for roasting: standard 350-degree oven; initial high 375-degree oven & prolonged no heat standing time; and rotisserie method with prolonged no-heat rotation.”
READY IN:
3hrs
SERVES:
12-21
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PREPARE MARINADE:.
  2. Whisk marinade ingredients together.
  3. PREPARE ROAST:.
  4. Place roast in 9 X 13 inch non-reactive baking dish. Pour marinade over roast and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours, up to 24 hours (turning occasionally).
  5. STANDARD METHOD - OVEN AT 350-DEGREES:.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Place roast in skillet and sear meat, browning well on all sides.
  8. Place eye of round roast back into baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  10. ALTERNATIVE OVEN METHOD (HIGH HEAT/NO HEAT):.
  11. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  12. Place roast in oven, uncovered. Roast 1 hour.
  13. Shut oven off and let it set for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, without opening oven door.
  14. (If using 1/2 eye roast, roast 3/4 hour and let it set in closed oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.).
  15. ALTERNATIVE ROTISSERIE METHOD:.
  16. Place marinated roast in the rack or on the skewer, and cook 1 hour (or 1/2 hour for half eye of round roast). Turn heat off and allow to rotate without heat for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Roast should come out medium.

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