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Holiday Herbed Prime Rib

This roast will impress your guests this holiday season
Courtesy of McCormick

This impressive roast is perfect for holiday gatherings. Coat the meat with a hearty rub and slow roast it to perfection for about four hours.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
4 h and 40 m
10 m
(prepare time)
4 h and 30 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 3 Tablespoons McCormick® Basil Leaves
  • 3 Tablespoons McCormick® Oregano Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Pepper Black
  • 1 boneless beef rib roast, (about 9 pounds)
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Mix first 4 ingredients in small bowl.

Set aside.

Trim excess fat from top of beef, leaving a layer of fat about 1/4-inch thick.

Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan.

Brush beef with oil.

Sprinkle with salt. Coat with seasoning mixture.

Roast, uncovered, until internal temperature reaches 130°F for medium-rare (3 to 3 1/2 hours) or 140°F for medium (3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours).

Cover with foil and let stand 15 minutes before carving.

The temperature of the meat will rise about 10°F during standing. 

Serve with Creamy Horseradish Sauce and Brown Gravy, if desired.