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Mouth-Watering Beef Roast Recipe for Your Next Family Dinner

Updated: Apr 4

Making a classic beef roast along with an indication of calories. Keep in mind that the calorie count may vary based on the specific ingredients and portion sizes you use.


  • 3-4 pounds beef roast (such as prime rib or sirloin)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1 cup red wine (optional)

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (for gravy)


  1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).

  1. Prepare the Beef:

  • Pat the beef roast dry with paper towels.

  • Season the roast generously with salt and pepper.

  1. Sear the Beef:

  • In an oven-safe pan or skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

  • Sear the beef on all sides until browned.

  1. Add Aromatics:

  • Add minced garlic, chopped rosemary, and thyme to the pan.

  • Cook for 1-2 minutes until the herbs are fragrant.

  1. Deglaze the Pan:

  • Pour in beef broth and red wine (if using) to deglaze the pan, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom.

  1. Roast in the Oven:

  • Transfer the pan to the preheated oven.

  • Roast the beef until it reaches your desired level of doneness. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature.

  1. Rest the Roast:

  • Once done, remove the roast from the oven and let it rest for about 15-20 minutes before carving.

  1. Make Gravy:

  • If desired, use the pan drippings to make gravy. Mix flour with a little water and whisk it into the pan juices over medium heat until thickened.

  1. Slice and Serve:

  • Slice the beef roast against the grain into thin slices.

  • Serve with the gravy and your favorite sides.

Caloric Information:

  • The calorie count will depend on the specific cut of beef, the amount of fat, and the serving size.

  • On average, a 3-ounce (85g) serving of cooked beef roast can contain around 180-250 calories.

Remember to adjust the ingredients and portion sizes based on your dietary preferences and needs. If you have specific concerns about calories or dietary restrictions, it's advisable to consult with a nutritionist or healthcare professional.


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