Roast Beef With Yorkshire Pudding

Oxmoor House
10 to 12 servings


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1 (9- to 10-pound) standing rib roast
Coarsely ground black pepper


Score roast in a diamond pattern, making cuts about 1/4-inch deep in fat. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.

Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer in roast, if desired.

Bake roast, uncovered, at 450° for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 300°, and continue baking until desired degree of doneness: about 2 1/2 hours or 140° (rare); about 3 1/2 hours or 160° (medium).

Transfer roast to a warm platter, reserving 1/4 cup clear pan drippings for Individual Yorkshire Puddings. Let roast stand 20 minutes before slicing. Serve with Individual Yorkshire Puddings.

Created date

February 2010