Standing rib roast is a classic Christmas dinner favorite. It is also an easy dish to prepare! If you are searching for the perfect Christmas dinner centerpiece, your search is over. As with any red meat dish, a side of roasted potatoes and steamed green beans are all you will need to complete this elegant Christmas dinner.
Easy standing rib roast
· 1 standing rib roast of beef, about 6 1/2 pounds
· 3 or 4 cloves of garlic, thinly slivered
· Coarse salt and pepper
1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
2. Make small slits in the meat with the tip of a small knife; insert the garlic slivers. Rub the meat with salt and pepper. Roast on a rack in a shallow pan for 25 minutes.
3. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F and roast for 16 minutes per pound (about 1 3/4 hours), or until a meat thermometer reaches an internal temperature of 135°F to 140°F for a medium-rare center. Let rest for 15 minutes before carving.
In Raleigh, you can find fresh ingredients at great prices at Kroger. With locations all over the triangle, you can easily pick up what you need on the way home from work.
The thought of making a standing rib roast can be intimidating as it is such a beautiful presentation at your holiday dinner table. Rest assure, with this easy recipe for standing rib roast your meal will deliver a bonus Christmas present to those at your table.
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
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