Butter Herb Bison Top Round Roast

Serves: 4-6
Prep time: 30
Cook time: 2 hours
Method: Roast

Here’s another tasty but oh-so-simple recipe for a classic Butter Herb Bison Top Round Roast. It’s an elegant update on the more traditional Sunday Roast recipe and, thanks to minimal seasoning, really allows the flavor of the meat to shine. Whether you choose to make it on a regular Tuesday night or save it for a special holiday occasion, it’s bound to impress everyone at the table.

Check out this amazing recipe for Butter Herb Bison Top Round Roast by  Primal Pioneer and let us know how it turned out!

Recipe & Photography by Primal Pioneer.

Recipe: Butter Herb Bison Top Round Roast


  • 1 3-pound Bison Top Round Roast
  • ½ cup unsalted butter – softened
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 5-6 rainbow carrots
  • 3-4 red potatoes
  • 3 cup beef broth
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh thyme and rosemary
  • Creamy horseradish – optional


  1. Bring roast to room temperature, then preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
  2. Add the softened butter, oregano, thyme, rosemary, minced garlic, pepper, and salt to a bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Chop the rainbow carrots and potatoes into large pieces and place them into the bottom of a large dutch oven. Pour the beef broth over the carrots and potatoes.
  4. Using your hands, cover the entire roast with the butter herb mixture. Then carefully set the roast on top of the carrots and potatoes in the dutch oven.
  5. Cover and slow roast for 1 ½ to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F.
  6. When the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F., remove from the oven, cover the roast with foil, and let rest for 10 minutes.
  7. Transfer the roast to a serving platter, then transfer the carrots and potatoes – placing them around the roast on the platter.
  8. Slice and serve – serve with a side of creamy horseradish, if preferred.

Recipe Notes:

  • The internal temperature will continue to rise as it rests; be sure to remove right at 140 degrees F. as this roast is best served at medium-rare.

About Primal Pioneer: Primal Pioneer is about reconnecting with their primal roots and respecting our lands, resources, and natural inhabitants. They support humane conservation and preservation of wildlife. Their goal is to help elevate wild game meats with new and exciting recipes that are both easy to prepare and delicious.

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