Cattle Corner

Antelope Creek Cattle Company, Red Bluff, was a volume bull buyer at the recent 45th annual Tehama Angus Ranch Bull Sale.

Ridiculously Tasty Roast Beef is from Beef It’s What’s For Dinner.

Makes eight servings.

Prep and cook time is 2 hours 15 minutes.



  • 1 beef Bottom Round Roast (about 3 pounds).
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced.
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary.
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic.
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  • 3 cups reduced sodium beef broth.
  • 1-1/2 cups water.



1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Mix together oil, rosemary, garlic, basil, salt, thyme and pepper in small bowl. Set mixture aside 5 to 10 minutes.

2. Place beef Bottom Round Roast on baking rack in tall-sided roasting pan. Rub oil mixture on roast, covering all sides. Pour broth and water in roasting pan. Insert oven-safe thermometer into center of roast. Place roasting pan in center of 325ºF oven.

3. Roast 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours. Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135ºF. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 5º to 10ºF.)

4. Carve roast into slices; serve with cooking liquid or as a sandwich, topping with your favorite cheese.

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