Perfect Prime Rib

Southern Living
The perfect prime rib recipe can be easy too. This dish has less than 5 ingredients and can be dressed up with rosemary sprigs.
Makes 6 servings


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1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
(6-lb.) prime rib roast (about 3 ribs)
Garnish: rosemary sprigs


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Stand: 20 Minutes

1. Combine salt, pepper, and olive oil; rub evenly over roast. Place roast on a wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined roasting pan.

2. Bake at 450° for 45 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 350°, and bake 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 145° (medium-rare) or to desired degree of doneness. Remove from oven, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 20 minutes before slicing. Serve with Fluffy Horseradish Sauce. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

November 2006