Servings: six to eight.
A luxurious centerpiece for a holiday menu, this three-bone prime-rib roast gets heaped with a big pile of smashed garlic, butter, and fresh herbs, then slow-cooked it in a low oven for at least two hours, until the meat becomes meltingly tender, and the herbs and garlic infuse it through and through.
Need more ideas for an elegant Christmas dinner roast? Read our Guide to Buying and Carving Prime Rib (before you hit the meat market) and check out our Guide to Christmas Dinner where you’ll find a juicy prime rib dinner menu and a recipe for a dry-aged beef rib roast sure to impress your guests.
For a delicious sandwich using the leftovers see Prime Rib Sandwich with Roasted-Garlic Dijonnaise.
Fleur de sel is a premium sea salt harvested in France. You can find it in specialty stores or online at Saltworks.
Over the last couple of years, I have ruined at least 6 primeribs roasts (cry). Then I came across this recipe. I made this today and WOW it was amazing. Melt in the mouth, delicious!! My husband actually asked me to bookmark this page! One thing I must note that there was a miniscule amount of juice so I could not base it. Nevertheless it came out so beautifully. Thank you thank you. !! Jules
Do you leave uncovered or not?
This was awesome. My first shot at Prime rib and it was delicious. My husband just raved about it. He likes my cooking, but was over the moon with this. I made it just as written. Perfection! Thank you again FC.
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