Herb Crusted Rib Eye Roast

The combination of sour cream, horseradish, herbs, garlic and breadcrumbs make this a fabulous roast. Simple enough to make as a weeknight dinner served with vegetables or elegant enough to serve for a special occasion.

The combination of sour cream, horseradish, herbs, garlic and breadcrumbs make this a fabulous roast. Simple enough to make as a weeknight dinner served with vegetables or elegant enough to serve for a special occasion.

I found this recipe in an old Everyday Food magazine and modified it to make it lighter. I will definitely be making this again when I am craving beef. I had this with a salad and fresh vegetables to keep the points down.

The combination of sour cream, horseradish, herbs, garlic and breadcrumbs make this a fabulous roast. Simple enough to make as a weeknight dinner served with vegetables or elegant enough to serve for a special occasion.
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Herb Crusted Rib Eye Roast

7
Freestyle Points
304.5
Calories
Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins
Yield: 5 servings
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: American
The combination of sour cream, horseradish, herbs, garlic and breadcrumbs make this a fabulous roast. Simple enough to make as a weeknight dinner served with vegetables or elegant enough to serve for a special occasion.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lbs beef eye round roast, all fat trimmed off
  • 2 tbsp fat free sour cream
  • 3 tsp prepared horseradish
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp herbs de provence, rosemary, thyme, marjoram and savory
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a small bowl combine sour cream, salt, pepper and horseradish.
  • In another bowl combine breadcrumbs, herbs, garlic and oil.
  • Season meat with salt and pepper. Sear roast in a large skillet on high heat for about 10 minutes total on all sides.
  • Place in roasting pan and cover with sour cream and breadcrumbs on top of roast.
  • Place in the oven and cook until thermometer reads 140°, about 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Remove and let it rest for 15 minutes before slicing. Serves 8.

Nutrition

Serving: 5oz, Calories: 304.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 38g, Fat: 12.5g, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 0.5g
Freestyle Points: 7
Points +: 7