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Herbed Rib Roast Recipe

Herbed Rib Roast Recipe

The pungent mixture of herbs and garlic turns this tender roast into a real treat. Our children and grandchildren look forward to feasting on it at Christmastime and other special family occasions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef ribeye roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram

Directions

  • 1. Cut 15-20 slits in the roast; insert garlic. Combine salt, pepper, basil, parsley and marjoram; rub over roast. Place fat side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Bake, uncovered at 325° for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until meat reaches the desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 8-10 servings.

Reviews for Herbed Rib Roast

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2016

"Awesome roast. The cooking time was underestimated for me - it was very rare at 2 hours, needed a bit more time. Served with chimichurri, yum."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"We made this in our new rotisserie, but I can only think in the oven is just as good. Incredible! http://heatskitchen.blogspot.com/2015/01/herbed-rib-roast.html"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"I made this for Christmas dinner and it was lovely. Everyone went on and on about how delicious the food was, to the point that I was embarrassed and had to find a way to change the subject. :0)

I served it alongside au gratin potatoes (TOH recipe), sauteed green beans, homemade rolls, and cranberry punch."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2010

"My family loved the herb dry rub! I have mixed up a shaker bottle of it to keep ready for hamburgers and meatloaf/meatballs. I also used it on vension steaks. When I use it on hamburger and meatballs I use garlic powder instead of garlic cloves. Also tried it on vension and it was excellent. For vension Iput rub with garlic powder in a pie pan and coated both sides of venison steak and put into fry pan with hot olive oil.

My family isn't big on pepper so I did reduce the pepper just a bit.
Fantastic recipe!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.