How do I cook a tough roast beef?

Chef's answer
How to Cook Tough Beef Tender
  • Preheat your oven to 325 F.
  • Season the roast well with salt and pepper and let stand 30 to 60 minutes. ...
  • Sear the beef on the stovetop. ...
  • Cover the beef with liquid. ...
  • Add the vegetables, if you choose to cook with them, cover the pan and place in the oven.
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