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Easy Prime Rib Roast


"I'm new to cooking, and I recently purchased a rib-eye roast, and had no idea what it was. I put a few ingredients together and cooked it and to my surprise, it was the best prime rib I've ever had. I thought I would share it with you. Hope you enjoy!"
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4 h 50 m servings 340 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 roast)

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  1. Mix garlic, rosemary, sage, thyme, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Pat garlic mixture over entire roast. Make an incision down the middle of the roast, keeping parallel with the bones. Place the roast in a plastic roasting bag and pour Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce into the bag, concentrating on the incision in the roast. Tie the bag and refrigerate roast to marinate, turning often, at least 2 hours.
  2. Remove roast from refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature, 1 to 2 hours. Remove roast from bag and discard marinade. Place roast, fat-side up, in a roasting pan.
  3. Preheat an oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue cooking until an internal temperature of 145 degrees F (65 degrees C), about 1 hour. Let roast stand for 20 minutes before slicing.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Cook's Note:
  • I marinate the roast in one of the plastic bags used for vegetables from the grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 340 calories; 21.8 g fat; 2.9 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 90 mg cholesterol; 637 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Hands down m, AMAZING!! This was my very first attempt at prime rib. I love Prime rib and decided to try it for Easter. Like many of the other reviewers, I was nervous to be experimenting on ...

Turned out amazing! Had great flavor. Only thing I didn't use was rosemary. Took it out of the oven when the middle reached 125-130 degrees and let sit for 15.

This was a bit new to me, so I followed the directions. It wound up in the marinade a bit longer than 2 hours, yet all was fine. Our guests also enjoyed it. I'll do it again.

Awesome! There were only 4 of us and I cooked a 2 1/2 pound roast. I cooked the roast for 15 minutes at 500 degrees and then reduced the oven to 325 degrees and cooked the roast for 30 minute...

Great recipe! Very tasty, tender, and done to perfection med. rare. Will use this one again!