# Your question: How long does it take to cook a 2 pound roast beef?

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## How long do you cook a 2 lb roast at 350 degrees?

Cover with foil. Bake at 350°F. for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until beef and vegetables are tender. Serve with pan juices.

## How long do you cook a 2.3 lb roast?

Roast for about 13-15 minutes per pound for rare, 17-19 minutes for medium, and 22-25 for cooked through. Check the meat with a thermometer to make sure it is the temperature you want it: 145°F for medium rare, 160°F for medium.

## How long do you cook a 2lb roast at 375?

Regardless of the size of your roast, always cook at 375 degrees, for 20 minutes per pound.

## What temperature should the oven be for roast beef?

For beef on or off the bone, cook it at 240C/220C fan/gas 9 for 20 minutes, then turn down to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 (not forgetting to take this 20 minutes off the timing you have just calculated).

## How long do I cook a roast at 325?

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2. Heat a heavy Dutch oven on top of the stove over medium high heat. Add oil, and sear meat in the center of the pan for 4 minutes. …
3. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
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## Do you cook roast beef covered or uncovered?

When cooking a roast in the oven, keep it uncovered until roasted to the desired doneness. After removing from the oven, tent with foil and let stand 15 minutes before carving. This allows the juices to redistribute, preventing them from draining out during carving (and preventing dry, disappointing meat).

## How long does a 2kg beef roast take to cook?

Roast for 12 mins per 450g/1lb (about 55 mins for a 2kg/4lb 8oz joint) for medium-rare, or 15 mins per 450g/1lb (about 1 hr 10 mins) for medium-well. Remove from the oven, lift onto a platter, cover with foil and rest for 30 mins.

## How do you calculate cooking time for roast beef?

Weigh joint of beef to calculate the cooking time. Allow 20 minutes per 450g for medium, 15 minutes per 450g for medium-rare and 10-15 minutes per 450g for rare.

## What temperature do you cook roast beef for medium rare?

Cook until internal temperature reaches 130°-135° for medium-rare. Remember that meat continues to cook a few degrees as it rests. (Cook to 140°-145° for medium.) Take the meat out of the oven and onto a rimmed cutting board.