Different ways to cook eye of round roast that include cooking it in an oven and on a stove. Making roast in a slow cooker takes the longest.
To cook the roast in an oven, rinse the meat with cold water, season the meat with a mixture of your favorite spices and a tablespoon of olive oil. Place the meat in a roasting pan, and cook it in the oven at 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook the roast for 7 minutes per pound of meat, turn off the oven, and leave the meat there for 2 1/2 hours.
To cook the round roast on a stove, put 2 teaspoons of oil in a large Dutch oven, and place it on a stove. Season the meat with pepper, put it in the pot, and heat it on medium-high until the meat becomes brown. Add 2 1/2 cups of water, 2 beef bouillon cubes and 1 bay leaf to the pot, and cover it with a lid when it starts boiling. Simmer the eye round roast for 50 minutes on low heat. After 20 minutes of simmering the meat, add chopped carrots, potatoes and celery to the pot, and let it simmer for 30 more minutes. Cook the roast until its internal temperature reaches 135 degrees Fahrenheit.
To cook the roast in a slow cooker, season the meat with your favorite spices, and place it in a slow cooker. Add 1 sliced onion, 1 cup of water and 2 bay leaves. Add other ingredients such as vegetables, if desired. Cook the meat on low for eight hours.