Thick Crusted Garlic Beef Prime Rib

Thick Crusted Garlic Beef Prime Rib Impress everyone with this elegant Prime Rib recipe, infused with garlic, coated with herbs, and served with Shallot gravy.

7 lb (3.15 kg) Prime Rib Premium Beef Oven Roast
8 cloves garlic, cut into thin slivers
2 tbsp (30 mL) Worcestershire sauce
Salt and Pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) coarsely chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup (50 mL) Dijon mustard
2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH herbes de Provence or dried thyme and vegetable oil
Shallot Gravy (recipe follows)

Cut shallow slits all over roast; insert garlic slivers into slits. Rub all over with Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Combine parsley, mustard, herbes de Provence and oil in bowl. Set aside 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the mixture for Shallot Gravy, rubbing remainder all over roast.

Place roast, bones down, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert oven-safe meat thermometer into centre of roast. Roast, uncovered, in 450°F (230°C) oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 275°F (140°C); roast until thermometer reads 135°F (57°C) for medium-rare to medium, about 2-3/4 to 3-1/4 hours.

Remove from oven. Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 15 to 30 minutes before carving. Drain off all but 2 tbsp (30 mL) drippings from roasting pan and make Shallot Gravy.

Shallot Gravy: Place roasting pan over medium heat; add 3 shallots (coarsely chopped) and reserved herb rub. Cook, stirring until shallots soften. Stir in 2 cups (500 mL) beef broth and 3 tbsp (45 mL) Worcestershire sauce; simmer, stirring up any browned bits from bottom of pan. Combine 1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 mL) cornstarch with equal amounts cold water, making smooth mixture. Gradually stir into broth; bring to boil, stirring until thickened, about 3 minutes. Strain.

Makes: 8-10 servings

Per Serving: 218 Calories, 26 g Protein, 10 g Fat, 3 g Carbohydrates, Good source iron (21% DV) and excellent source zinc (73% DV), source vitamin D (10% DV), low sodium (8%DV))

Cook’s Notes: To maximize tenderness, even in less than premium beef cuts, carve your roast into thin slices across the grain.

Courtesy of Canada Beef Inc.