Recipe for Classic Prime Rib Roast


    Classic Prime Rib Roast

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

    Prep: 5 minutes
    Cook: 2 1/2 to 3 hours
    Serves 8-12

    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

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Combine garlic, thyme leaves and black pepper. Press evenly into surface of beef roast. Place roast, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Do not add water or cover roast. Roast 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. Tent loosely with foil and let stand 15 minutes prior to carving.