Roast Beef with Spicy Yogurt-Walnut Sauce Recipe

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Bob Gonzales Modified: March 21, 2022

How To Make Roast Beef with Spicy Yogurt-Walnut Sauce

Serve with a creamy sauce made of walnuts, tomatoes, and spiced peppers, this tender roast beef makes a delicious, classy dinner.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2lbsbeef eye of round roast
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1cupwalnut halves,(3 oz)
  • 2medium Italian frying peppers
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspground coriander
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • 2cupsplain whole milk yogurt
  • 2smallgarlic cloves
  • 2plum tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Heat a large ovenproof skillet until very hot.

  2. On a plate, rub the roast all over with the soy sauce and then with 1 tablespoon of olive oil; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the roast to the skillet, fat side down, along with any extra oil from the plate. Cook over moderately high heat for 4 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned all over.

  4. Turn the roast fat side up and roast in the oven for 25 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the meat registers 115 degrees F for rare.

  5. Transfer the roast to a carving board to rest.

  6. Meanwhile, spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and toast for about 5 minutes, or until lightly browned; let cool. Coarsely chop the nuts.

  7. In a medium skillet, heat the remaining ½ tablespoon of olive oil.

  8. Add the frying peppers, cumin, coriander, and cayenne, cover, and cook over moderately low heat for about 5 minutes until the peppers are barely softened. Let cool.

  9. In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, walnuts, frying peppers, and tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.

  10. Thinly slice the roast and serve with the walnut sauce.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 542.70kcal
  • Fat: 30.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.56g
  • Fiber: 1.63g
  • Sugar: 7.34g
  • Protein: 55.12g
  • Cholesterol: 174.68mg
  • Sodium: 994.38mg
  • Calcium: 210.43mg
  • Potassium: 1151.11mg
  • Iron: 5.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 54.48µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.36mg
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