Roast Beef (a hands-off method for a perfect medium-rare roast)
Roast beef requires large cuts of meat that become tender as they slow cook. Both top round and eye of round roasts are good options, although I usually prefer the eye of round.
Do you season your roast beef before cooking?
Yes, you should season your roast beef before cooking it. You can do this right before baking or a day in advance, which will give the meat more flavor.
How long to cook roast beef?
Using this method, a 3-pound roast of beef takes 1 to 1 1/2 hours.