Roast Prime Rib
Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas with something easy yet elegant to prepare.
Sprinkled with plenty of time to enjoy your guests this holiday season.
A perfectly cooked Roast Prime Rib of Beef.
As a main course at a dinner party, or on a buffet, Prime Rib is always a show stopper and works well with a diverse variety of side dishes too.
Simply score your meat, rub in the seasonings, crank up the oven, and have yourself a Merry Little Christmas season now.
Roast Prime Rib
Category Beef Holiday Favorites Meats
2 hours, 35 minutes
2 hours, 45 minutes
Perfect for Holiday Entertaining!
- 10 pound Prime Rib of Beef with Rib Bones
- 2 seven inch stems fresh rosemary, leaves removed then chopped finely
- 1 small bunch thyme, leaves removed from stems, chopped
- 6 leaves fresh sage, chopped fine
- 1 1/2- 2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt, approximately
- few grinds of fresh cracked black pepper
- Let Prime Rib sit out at least one hour or longer to come to room temperature before cooking
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees
- Stir together fresh herbs, salt, and pepper in a small bowl
- Score the top of the rib roast all across the fat on the top (bone side down) rub the mixture all over then set into a roasting pan
- Roast the Prime Rib at the 450 degree temperature for fifteen minutes then reduce heat to 325 degrees
- Depending on oven, Roast for 1 1/2 hours-2 hours, insert meat thermometer, temperature for a rarer roast should be 120-125 degrees
- Remove Rib Roast from oven then tent with aluminum foil
- Let meat rest for at least a half hour before carving If cooking Prime Rib a couple hours in advance, meat may be reheated at 250 degrees for twenty minutes just before serving