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Perfect Prime Rib Roast

 Perfect Prime Rib Roast
If you've never made prime rib before, you can't go wrong with this recipe. It comes from a chef at a favorite local restaurant. —Pauline Waasdorp, Fergus Falls, Minnesota
8-10 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 2-1/2 hours + standing


  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 3 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 3 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 bone-in beef rib roast (5 to 6 pounds)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients; rub half over
  • the roast. Place roast in a large resealable plastic bag; seal and
  • refrigerate overnight, turning often. Cover and refrigerate
  • remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Place roast fat side up in a large
  • roasting pan; pour reserved marinade over roast. Tent with foil.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Uncover and bake 1-1/2 hours longer or
  • until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer
  • should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done 170°). Let
  • stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.