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Classic Prime Rib Roast

Classic Prime Rib Roast

This roast is impressive, and you'll love how easy it is.

Ingredients

  • 1 (6 to 8 pound) well-trimmed beef rib roast, chine bone removed
  • 6 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

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Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine garlic, thyme leaves and black pepper. Press evenly into surface of beef roast.
  3. Place roast, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Do not add water or cover roast.
  4. Roast for approximately 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 hours. Use instant read thermometer and remove when internal temperature reaches 135 degrees F for medium rare or 150 degrees F for medium.
  5. Tent loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes prior to carving.

Prep: 5 min | Cook: 2 1/2 to 3 hr | Serves 8-12

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Texas Beef Council