Eye of Round With Garlic and Apple Juice

eye of round roast
Diana Rattray
  • 105 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 90 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
Ratings (7)

A simple apple juice marinade, garlic, and seasonings flavor this lean beef roast. Serve this roast with mashed potatoes and your favorite steamed vegetables for a delicious everyday meal or Sunday dinner.

Related Recipe: Pepper and Garlic Eye of Round Roast

What You'll Need

  • 1 eye of round roast, about 3 to 4 pounds
  • 4 cloves garlic, each cut in 4 to 6 slivers
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash black pepper
  • 1 cup apple juice or cider
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. With a paring knife, cut deep slits in the beef roast and bury a sliver of the garlic in each. Space them evenly over the roast.
  2. Combine the paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper; rub over the roast and place in a large food storage bag. Add the oil and apple juice. Seal the bag, refrigerate, and let marinate for 2 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 325 F.
  4. Place the roast in a shallow pan and roast, uncovered, for about 25 minutes per pound, or to about 145 F on a meat thermometer for medium rare.


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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 591
    Total Fat 33 g
    Saturated Fat 11 g
    Unsaturated Fat 16 g
    Cholesterol 202 mg
    Sodium 210 mg
    Carbohydrates 5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 65 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)