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Tuscan Roast Beef


Roast Beef

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  • 1 Sirloin Tip Roast about 3 pounds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried Parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried Basile divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Red Wine or Beef Broth
  • 1 16 ounce can Whole Tomatoes drained


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 120mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Trim excess visible fat from roast beef.

Step 2

In a small bowl mix salt, mustard, parsley,1 teaspoon basil, garlic powder, and pepper. Sprinkle mixture on beef and pat well to adhere.

Step 3

Heat large nonstick skillet over high heat add beef. Cook 2 minutes on all sides. Place beef in a shallow roasting pan. Pour water over beef mix with spices. In a bowl mix Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, wine or beef broth, tomatoes, and remaining basil. Blend well. Pour over beef in pan.

Step 4

Roast beef until tender or until a instant read meat thermometer registers 145°F. For medium-rare about 1 hour. Remove beef and cover with foil. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into slices.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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