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Pepper-Crusted Sirloin Roast Recipe

Guests will be surprised to hear this festive entree only calls for five ingredients. It's the perfect choice when feeding a large group.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2-1/4 hours + standing YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 1 beef sirloin tip roast (4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint


  • 1. Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; spread with mustard. Combine the pepper, rosemary and mint; press into mustard.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 2-1/4 to 3 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Cover and let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 141 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 96 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.