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Brined Roast Beef

Prep Time16 hrs
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time17 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 lbs ribeye or eye of round
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

brine ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ginger powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 cups ice cubes


  • Combine all the brining ingredients in a saucepan, except for the ice cubes. Mix well.
  • Place the saucepan in a stovetop. Let boil and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Arrange the ice cubes in a large metal mixing bowl. Pour-in the boiling mixture in the mixing bowl. Stir.
  • Meanwhile, place the beef inside a large resealable bag. Pour the brine mixture inside the bag. Seal and place inside the refrigerator. Let it brine for 16 to 20 hours.
  • After brining the meat, discard the brine. Preheat oven to 375 Fahrenheit.
  • Rub salt, pepper, and garlic powder all over the meat and then place it in a roasting rack.
  • Roast the beef for 23 to 27 minutes per pound. Note: A 3 lbs. beef needs to be roasted for 69 to 81 minutes.
  • Remove the meat from the oven. Let is rest for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Carve the roast beef. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g