Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Bring roast to room temperature.
Rub pepper and garlic salt into beef on both sides. Pour
olive oil into roasting pan.
Put roast beef into roasting pan and cover.
Bake on center rack of oven for 1 hour.
Scrub vegetables and cut into chunks. Place in roasting
pan with meat and increase
temperature to 325 degrees.
Bake for another 45 minutes. (Small amounts of water can be added during baking
if necessary to keep vegetables tender.)
Mix flour and baking powder together. With a fork or pastry blender, cut butter
into flour and baking powder until pebbly.
Add milk and mix to form a soft dough.
On a floured surface, press dough out flat to about 1 inch thickness.
Cut into circles with a biscuit cutter and place on a baking sheet.
Remove roast and vegetables from oven and increase temperature to 425 degrees.
Place biscuits in hot oven and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.