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Marinated Beef on Buns

"I've modified this recipe over the years, increasing the amount of dipping sauce and and adding fresh garlic, " says Nancy Yarlett of Thornhill, Ontario. "I cooked triple the amount for a huge family reunion, and all of my in-laws asked for the recipe!"
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 2 hours + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 3-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 beef eye round roast (3 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 12 sandwich buns, split


  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Pour half of the marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add roast. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Place the roast in a large roasting pan. Combine water and reserved marinade; pour over roast. Cover and bake at 350° for 2 hours or until meat is tender. Let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Serve on buns. Skim fat from pan juices; serve with sandwiches.

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