Special occasions

Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast Recipe

Prime rib roast is a classic dish that is often served for special occasions such as Christmas or Thanksgiving. It is a delicious cut of meat that is tender and juicy when cooked to perfection. This recipe is easy to follow and will result in a mouth-watering prime rib roast that your whole family will enjoy.

Growing up, my family always served prime rib roast for Christmas dinner. It was a tradition that we all looked forward to every year. I remember the smell of the roast cooking in the oven and how it would fill the entire house with its delicious aroma. It was always a special occasion when we had prime rib roast, and it's a tradition that I continue to this day.


  • 5-6 pound prime rib roast
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, chopped thyme, olive oil, kosher salt, and black pepper.
  3. Rub the mixture all over the prime rib roast, making sure to coat it evenly.
  4. Place the roast on a rack in a roasting pan, with the fat side up.
  5. Roast the prime rib for 15 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 325°F.
  6. Continue to roast the prime rib for approximately 2-3 hours, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat reads 135°F for medium-rare, 140°F for medium, or 150°F for well-done.
  7. Once the roast is cooked to your desired level of doneness, remove it from the oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

Serving Suggestions:

Prime rib roast is perfect for special occasions such as Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner. It pairs well with mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, and a glass of red wine. Leftovers can be used for sandwiches or added to soups and stews for extra flavor.

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