Herb-Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish-Chive Sauce

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Presenting a delightful creation: the Herb-Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish-Chive Sauce recipe, tailor-made for fellow home cooks seeking culinary excitement. Say goodbye to ordinary roast beef that’s dully dry and predictably bland. Get ready to embark on a journey of flavors with this uncomplicated yet utterly amazing herb rub, guaranteed to infuse your beef roast with a burst of taste that’ll make you crave seconds.

Join me as we dive into the realm of this easy herb rub that magically transforms a simple beef roast into a masterpiece of flavors. While my go-to has always been the slow cooker for that melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, I’ve been curious about oven baking lately – a path some roast enthusiasts prefer for its distinct texture and aroma. Like you, I’m all about keeping things simple and convenient in the kitchen, often letting my slow cooker work its magic. But today, we’re embracing a new adventure, exploring oven-baked wonders and expanding our culinary horizons.

At the heart of this recipe is the union of hearty herbs and quality beef, mingling in the cozy confines of your oven. It’s about discovering the joy of trying something different and embracing the learning process that comes with it. As home cooks, we’re always uncovering fresh insights, and this recipe is no exception. Get ready to impress your taste buds as we combine the ease of an herb rub with the artistry of baking to perfection. And don’t forget the tangy Horseradish-Chive Sauce – it’s the perfect sidekick to your roast beef escapade.

Serve this Herb-Crusted Beef Roast with Garlic Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes or Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes. Also pairs well with Garlicky Roasted Broccoli or Parmesan Asparagus.


Herb-Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish-Chive Sauce

Herb Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish Chive Sauce

A wonderful Herb-Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish-Chive Sauce recipe. Roast beef doesn’t have to be boring, dry and tasteless. You will love this simple herb rub on a beef roast for a flavorful dinner that will have you coming back for second helpings. Today we’re taking a look at a simple herb rub and how to bake a perfect roast. Normally, I throw roast beef into the slow cooker. It’s simple. It cooks to fork-tender perfection. But I’ve actually met people who prefer their roasts baked in the oven so I’ve been reading up and trying new techniques. There’s always something to learn in the kitchen!

  • Author: Diabetic Gourmet
  • Prep Time: :15
  • Cook Time: 1:30
  • Total Time: 1:45
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Oven


Units Scale

1 beef round (sirloin) tip center roast (2 to 2-1/2 pounds)

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • salt

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dairy sour cream or greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup prepared horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Heat oven to 325F. Combine parsley, thyme, oil, garlic and black pepper; press evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast.
  2. Place 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. Roast in 325F oven 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours for medium rare doneness.
  3. Meanwhile combine sauce ingredients in small bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  4. Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 140F for medium rare. (Do not overcook.)
  5. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 5F to reach 145F for medium rare.)
  6. Carve roast into thin slices; season with salt, as desired. Serve with sauce.


Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 303
  • Protein: 33 g
  • Sodium: 144 mg
  • Cholesterol: 108 mg
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: .9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Source: TBC
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