Pepper-Crusted Sirloin Roast
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 TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
- 1 beef sirloin tip roast (4 pounds)
- Preheat oven to 350°. Mix first four ingredients.
- Place roast on a rack in a roasting pan; spread with mustard mixture. Roast until desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°), 2-1/4 to 3 hours.
- Remove from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts3 ounces cooked beef: 146 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.
Originally published as Peppercorn Crusted Roast Beef in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2006
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