Standing Rib Roast
An elegant beef rib roast perfect for holidays and the most special of occasions.
1 (3 to 4 pound) rib roast
1/4 cup red wine or beef broth
Salt and pepper to taste
Garlic powder to taste
1 onion, quartered
2 celery ribs
4 carrots, peeled and cut in half
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place roast in shallow baking pan, season with salt, pepper and garlic
powder. Place onion, celery and carrots around beef. Roast in preheated oven 15 to 20 minutes per pound or until meat thermometer reads five degrees below desired doneness; (135°F / 55°C for rare, 140°F / 60°C for medium rare, 155°F / 70°C for medium).
- Allow roast to stand for 15 to 20 minutes before carving. During standing time, the temperature will continue to rise and reach the desired doneness.
- To make pan gravy, remove vegetables and roast beef; skim off as much fat as you can. Add wine or beef broth to pan. Heat, stirring up any browned bits in the bottom of pan. Serve over the sliced roast.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.