Stupid Simple Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream Gluten Free

Stupid Simple Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • One 7- to 8-pound top round beef roast, tied with the full fat cap on the roast
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup prepared horseradish

Directions

  1. Set a rack over a baking sheet.
  2. Rub 1/2 cup of the salt all over the roast and let stand for 10 minutes. Repeat with another 1/2 cup of the salt.
  3. Transfer the roast to the rack and refrigerate uncovered for 2 days.
  4. Bring to room temperature 3 hours before roasting.
  5. Preheat the oven to 450°.
  6. Season the meat with pepper and roast for 20 minutes.
  7. Reduce the oven temperature to 225° and roast for about 1 hour and 30 minutes longer, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center of the roast registers 120°.
  8. Let the meat rest for 30 minutes.
  9. In a bowl, mix the sour cream with the horseradish and the remaining 1 tablespoon of salt and pepper.
  10. Slice the roast and serve with the horseradish cream.
  11. Make Ahead The roast beef can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
  12. Serve warm or chilled.
  13. The sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.