How to Cook Oven Spoon Roasts

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Rich, delicious and tender to the fork, a spoon roast is an easy main course that tastes like you’ve slaved away in the kitchen all day. Made from a top sirloin roast, the spoon roast earned its name for its tenderness. It takes just a few steps to cook this crowd-pleasing favorite. Impress guests at your next dinner party or holiday celebration by serving this tender cut with root vegetables, salad or an elegant risotto.

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

Set the roast on a plate and allow it to stand at room temperature for about 45 minutes before cooking.

Season the roast. Using kosher salt and black pepper, rub the meat on all sides with a generous amount of both seasonings.

Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe skillet until it is warm, but not boiling.

Carefully place the roast in the hot skillet. Brown all sides over medium heat. It should take about three minutes to brown each side.

Place the skillet in the oven. Cook the roast for about 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in the center of the roast reads 130 degrees Fahrenheit for rare.

Transfer to the cutting board and let the meat rest at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before cutting and serving.