Roast Beef with Garlic Crust
3 lb Beef roast
2 tb Olive oil
3 Cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 c Bread crumbs
1/4 c Chopped fresh parsley
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Black pepper
Wipe roast and place on roasting rack. Heat oil in skillet. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes, pressing juice from garlic into oil. Discard garlic.
Mix in bread crumbs, parsley, salt and black pepper. Press mixture onto roast, coating well. Insert meat thermometer into thickest portion of meat.
Roast at 325 degrees until meat thermometer registers 140 for rare (18-20 minutes per pound) 160 for medium (20-22 minutes per pound) or 170 for well done (22-24 minutes per pound.
Remove from oven. Allow to stand 15-20 minutes before carving.