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Walnut-Crusted Roast with Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 10
Cook Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
The creaminess of blue cheese and mashed potatoes adds richness to this walnut-crusted roast.

Ingredients

  • 1 beef eye round roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 4 cups prepared mashed potatoes, warmed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Walnut Crust1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 3 Tbs finely chopped green onion
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Directions

  • Heat oven to 325°F. Combine Walnut Crust ingredients; press evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast.
  • Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 325°F oven 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours for medium rare doneness. (Do not overcook.)
  • Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10°F to reach 145°F for medium rare.)
  • Meanwhile combine mashed potatoes and cheese in large bowl; keep warm.
  • Carve beef roast into thin slices; season with salt and pepper as desired. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Ingredient Tip: Any type of prepared mashed potatoes may be used in this recipe: instant, refrigerated, frozen or homemade.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 320
  Calories from Fat 109 (34%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(20%)Cholesterol 61mg
(17%)Sodium 403mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(62%)Protein 31g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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