Eye of the round roast Edit
The eye of round roast resembles a tenderloin but is much tougher. It has mediocre flavor and is less juicy than most roast. Most cook the eye of round using the dry roasted method like most oven roast beef recipes, thinly sliced and not overcooked, about medium rare makes a good deli-style roast. Pot roasting an eye is another option we like to use that will give you nice results, follow the cooking instructions for blade roast to cook using the pot roast method.
Eye of the round steak Edit
The eye of round comes form the outer part of the round, separated from the bottom round where the muscles are well exercised. The eye is a small round shaped steak that can be used in stews and for cube steak.
The eye is a very lean steak, great for low fat diets and because it is so lean more and more eye of round steak recipes can be found but is a tough steak that requires a tenderizing marinade before its grilled, broiled or pan-seared.