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For the beef:
– 3 to 4 lbs (1.4 to 1.8 kg) beef roast (such as ribeye, sirloin, or tenderloin)
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– Salt and pepper to taste

For the crust:
– 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped
– 2 tablespoons fennel seeds, crushed
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– Zest of 1 lemon
– 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preparing the beef:
– Take the beef roast out of the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes before cooking.
– Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. Seasoning the beef:
– Pat the beef dry with paper towels to remove any excess moisture.
– Rub the beef with olive oil and season it generously with salt and pepper.

3. Making the crust mixture:
– In a small bowl, combine the chopped thyme, crushed fennel seeds, minced garlic, lemon zest, Dijon mustard, and olive oil. Mix well until it forms a paste-like consistency.
– Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Applying the crust:
– Spread the crust mixture evenly all over the surface of the beef roast. Press it gently to adhere to the meat.

5. Roasting the beef:
– Place the beef roast on a roasting pan or a rimmed baking sheet with a wire rack.
– Roast the beef in the preheated oven for about 25 to 30 minutes per pound (for medium-rare doneness). Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature. For medium-rare, the temperature should reach about 130°F (55°C).
– Keep in mind that the cooking time may vary depending on the size and thickness of the roast and the desired level of doneness.

6. Resting the beef:
– Once the beef reaches the desired doneness, remove it from the oven and tent it with aluminum foil. Let it rest for about 15 minutes. This allows the juices to redistribute throughout the meat, resulting in a tender and flavorful roast.

7. Slicing and serving:
– After resting, slice the roast beef against the grain into thin slices.
– Serve the roast beef with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a fresh salad.

Enjoy your delicious Roast Beef with Thyme and Fennel Crust! It’s perfect for a special dinner or any festive occasion.

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