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Rosemary-Garlic Roast Beef Recipe

Rosemary-Garlic Roast Beef Recipe

This tender and juicy roast looks beautiful when I serve it to guests. It also makes the house smell wonderful as it cooks. I usually serve it with warm French bread and a salad topped with buttermilk dressing. —Brenda Hlivyak, La Center, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 beef tri-tip roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 12 small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 medium sweet yellow peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into 1-inch slices


  • 1. Combine the garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper; set aside 4 teaspoons. Rub the remaining mixture over roast; place in a greased shallow roasting pan.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk reserved herb mixture with oil. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the potatoes, yellow peppers and onion; add oil mixture. Seal bag and toss to coat. Arrange vegetables around roast.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 30-60 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
  • 4. Transfer roast and peppers to a warm serving platter. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, return potatoes and onion to the oven; bake 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 352 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 467mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein .

Reviews for Rosemary-Garlic Roast Beef

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

"I had to substitute the tri tip for a rump roast since my local grocery store didn't carry tri tip and it was still quite tender and delicious!! Wish I had more left over."

Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"Made it for dinner tonight. was very yummy. will make it again..."

Reviewed Apr. 13, 2011

"So good! And really did make the house smell wonderful, even the next day. This one is a keeper."

Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"I have made this recipe 2 times. Once for Christmas for the family and once for "just us". The second time I put the meat on the grill and the veggies in a foil pack on the grill. It was just about as good as in the oven. It is pricey but sometimes tri tip is on sale and that is when I buy it."

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2009

"This recipe sounds great; I am going to try it very soon; my husband is a great fan of anything with garlic, so I'm sure he will enjoy it!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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