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Prime Rib with Horseradish Sauce Recipe

Prime Rib with Horseradish Sauce Recipe

To ring in the New Year, we invite friends for dinner. A menu featuring tender prime rib is festive, yet simple to prepare. A pepper rub and mild horseradish sauce complement the beef's great flavor. —Paula Zsiray, Logan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 3 hours YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in beef rib roast (4 to 6 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • HORSERADISH SAUCE:
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450°. Brush roast with oil; rub with pepper. Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes.
  • 2. Reduce heat to 325°. Bake 2-3/4 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°), basting with pan drippings every 30 minutes.
  • 3. Let stand 10-15 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with beef. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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