Roasted Beef with Cracked Black Pepper
Cracked black pepper encrusted roast beef served with an orange-infused caramelized onion sauce.
Approximately 3 pounds beef sirloin roast
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon rosemary
3 tablespoons cracked peppercorns
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups onions, chopped
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup water
6 tablespoons orange juice
- Preheat oven to 375° (190°C).
- Rub beef sirloin roast with 2 tablespoons olive oil and crushed garlic cloves. Sprinkle with rosemary and cracked peppercorns. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
- Place in a roasting pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season with salt. Cook 2 hours, or until juice runs clear. Let stand for 5 minutes before carving.
- Meanwhile, combine chopped onions, sugar, butter, and water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and cook until water evaporates and onions are browned; stir in orange juice, stir well. Serve with the sliced beef.
Makes 6 servings.