Ingredients5-6 lbs. Prime Rib Roast
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Bring the rib roast is room temperature.
In a food processor, pulse together salt, garlic, peppercorns and herbs. Rub mixture on exterior of roast. Place on oven rack, cover with foil and roast for 15 minutes, then lower oven temperature to 325° and cook about 15 minutes per pound to your desired doneness. Using a meat thermometer inserted in the middle, the temperature should read 120°for medium rare, 130° for medium. Remove, set aside and let rest at least 20 minutes before carving.
Directions for Au Jus...
Gather any pan drippings that have been created while roast is cooked and add to wine in saucepan and reduce on high heat for 5 minutes, until mixture has thickened slightly. Add beef stock, 2 sprigs of thyme and reduce another 10 minutes. Taste the au jus. If it’s too salty, add a little more stock or wine to balance flavors.
Serve by with Creamy Horseradish sauce and your favorite side dishes like cauliflower mashies and sautéed asparagus for a healthy full meal.
* Note: This salt & peppercorn preparation is classic. However, we sometimes mix it up by substituting one of our other seasonings, like The Original or Herbs of Summer So make often and play with the taste!
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