This easy roast beef recipe is one of our family favorites — it gets gobbled up in just a few days! Beef round roast is relatively simple to prepare, but I give the recipe my own special touch with a delicious sea salt, garlic, and herb crust. Trust me — this timeless recipe will quickly become a repeat in your meal rotation. The best way to cook this meaty cut is oven roasting or braising. I typically oven roast because it involves less hands on time, but still produces a very flavorful main.
How to Cook a Melt-in-the-mouth Bottom Round Roast
Post photos of lip-smacking food or share your recipes. Bottom round roast is a lean cut of meat from the rear leg of a cow. It is also known as rump roast and beef silverside in the UK and Australia. It comes in rather large portions of around 4 to 5 pounds and is considered to be one of the cheaper cuts of meat. However, the round roast has lower fat content than any other type of red meat.
Home to lean, inexpensive cuts that come from the rump and hind legs. The muscles in this area are used for movement, so the beef is leaner and less tender. Often sold as roasts, steaks for marinating or Ground Beef.
Braising makes this bottom round roast tender and delicious. Apple juice and beef broth team up as the braising liquid, and a bit of vinegar adds tanginess. Serve this roast with mashed potatoes and broccoli or your choice of vegetables for a fabulous family dinner. Bottom round is also called rump roast.