Keyword: Comfort Food, Family Friendly, Make-Ahead
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 1hour15minutes
Resting Time: 15minutes
Total Time: 1hour40minutes
Slow roasting and an inexpensive cut of beef make this sirloin tip roast a delicious and economical beef roast that your family will love. It is easy to make-ahead and perfect for leftovers. This sirloin tip roast recipe is destined to become one of your go-to recipes.
Arrange whole onion slices on the bottom of the roasting pan. Set aside.
Using paper towels, pat the roast completely dry. Using your hands, rub the oil all over the roast.
In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, rosemary and garlic powder. Sprinkle seasoning rub all over the roast.
Place the roast on top of the onions. Make sure the onions are completely covered by the roast. Remove any onions that are not covered.
Roast for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to 300°F. Continue roasting for 60 to 75 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the roast registers 130°F for medium-rare or140°F for medium. (The internal temperature will increase 5° when resting.)
Tent the roast with foil. Let stand 20 minutes. Discard onions. Reserve the juices in the pan for making gravy, if desired.
Transfer roast to a carving board. Slice thinly across the grain. Serve.
Optional Beef Gravy
Strain pan drippings. Measure drippings and add enough beef broth to measure 4 cups. Pour into a medium sauce pan.
Heat broth mixture over medium-high heat until boiling. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce and the onion flakes.
In a small bowl mix cold water and corn starch until you have a slurry. Reduce heat to medium-low and add the slurry. Cook, stirring, 5 minutes or until thickened.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
You may find sirloin tip roast also call round tip roast, ball tip roast or crescent roast. Ask the butcher if you are unsure which beef cut is the one you want.Sirloin tip is a lean and inexpensive cut that comes from the rump area. That muscle area is used for moving so the cut is also less tender. This recipe will improve the tenderness and taste of your finished roast.Pat the roast dry with paper towels. Your meat can't brown until that moisture has evaporated. Don't let the roast sit out at room temperature as you have often read about in other recipes.Sirloin tip is wonderful as leftovers in sandwiches and An instant-read meat thermometer is an extremely important tool to use to get this recipe done to perfection. You can also use an oven-safe food thermometer with a probe if you prefer.VariationsHerb Packed Rub: For the seasoning rub omit the garlic powder and add 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves and 11/2 teaspoon ground mustard along with salt, pepper and rosemary.Lemon Herb Rub: For the seasoning rub increase the garlic powder to 2 teaspoons and add 2 tablespoons dried parsley, 1 teaspoon dehydrated lemon peel.Southwest-Inspired Chili Rub: For the seasoning rub increase the garlic powder to 2 teaspoons and add 2 tablespoons ground ancho chili powder, 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder, and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.