Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast for Spring Celebrations

Prime rib is the quintessential celebration roast. It’s a classic cut that brings simple elegance to the table. Prime rib’s rich, beefy flavors, paired with a sauce of roasted vegetables, is perfect for spring gatherings.

Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast with Vegetable Gravy
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Ingredients
  • 5 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® rib roast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 carrot, peeled and quartered
  • 1 celery stalk, peeled and quartered
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • ¼ cup flour dissolved in ½ cup cold water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine salt, pepper and garlic powder; rub mixture evenly over the entire roast. Place on rack in a shallow roasting pan, fat-side up. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of roast, making sure tip does not touch bone. Roast uncovered for 30 minutes.
  2. Add onion, carrot and celery and roast an additional 1 to 1-1/2 hours for medium rare. Use meat thermometer to determine desired doneness.
  3. Transfer roast to a cutting board and let rest 15 minutes before carving. Meanwhile, skim fat from roasting pan juices. Place pan on top of range, add broth and bring to a boil, scraping bottom and sides to incorporate all roast drippings. Reduce heat and simmer broth and vegetables for 10 minutes.
  4. Purée vegetables and broth in blender or food processor. Pour back into roasting pan or large saucepan and return to heat. Thicken with flour and water mixture over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve gravy with sliced roast.

 

Prime rib roast instructions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine salt, pepper and garlic powder; rub mixture evenly over the entire roast. Place on rack in a shallow roasting pan, fat-side up. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of roast, making sure tip does not touch bone. Roast uncovered for 30 minutes.

Prime Rib Roast

Step 2: Chop carrots, celery and onion.

Chop vegetables

Add vegetables to pan and roast an additional 1 to 1-1/2 hours for medium rare. Use a meat thermometer to determine your desired degree of doneness.

Prime Rib Roast with vegetables

Step 3: Transfer roast to a cutting board and let rest 15 minutes before carving.

Prime Rib Roast

Step 4: While beef is resting, skim fat from the roasting pan juices. Place pan on top of range, add broth and bring to a boil, scraping the bottom and sides of the pan to incorporate all roast drippings. Reduce heat and simmer broth and vegetables for 10 minutes.

Step 5: Purée vegetables and broth in a blender or food processor. Pour back into the roasting pan or large saucepan, and return to heat. Thicken with flour and water mixture over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve the gravy with the sliced roast and your favorite side dishes. For additional roasting tips, recipes and timers, download the free Roast Perfect app on your digital device.

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Jennifer Kiko

Jennifer lives on a rural route with her husband, kids, horses, cows and faithful Labs, Cash and Carter. She's an aspiring foodie and enjoys making good food for great friends. She lives next door to a winery, plays the piano, and admits to growing too many tomatoes.