Prime Rib

For a splurge meal and to make a grand impression, prime rib is always the cut of choice. From rosemary-crusted prime rib roast to grilled versions, these easy recipes are teeming with tips for preparing and serving the best prime rib.

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Prime Time for Prime Rib

When it comes to Christmas dinner, the goal is to dazzle your guests--and prime rib never disappoints. This cut is truly the creme de la creme of the cow. The secret to its amazing flavor and astonishing tenderness?

How to Cook Prime Rib

There are occasions that call for a champagne toast, holiday gatherings that all but require roast turkey or smoked ham, but when you're celebrating something so big you need to pull out all the stops, you'll want to know how to cook prime rib. Prime rib, sometimes called a standing roast, is the piece de resistance of beef roasts. It can be served with or without ribs and can satisfy a hungry crowd. But it's not inexpensive, so you'll want to make sure you get it perfect.

Our Best Prime Rib Recipes

Get our best prime rib roast recipes for you holiday dinner.

Prime Rib with Creamed Horseradish

Ladies' Home Journal

Mustard and garlic coat the rib roast as it cooks. The flavored beef goes perfectly with the heavy cream and horseradish dip in this elegant dinner.

Total: 3 hrs 35 mins

How to Make Oven Cooked Prime Rib

Contrary to popular belief, learning how to make oven-cooked prime rib isn't difficult at all. Originally served at English holiday feasts, the traditional accompaniment was Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Today, prime rib is just as often served with roasted potatoes and carrots cooked in the same pan and basted with the drippings. Prime rib is the choicest cut of beef, imbued with a rich flavor. It does have more fat and cholesterol than other cuts of beef, but the flavor is so good that meat lovers are often willing to make the trade off (at least once in a while).

How to Make Oven Roasted Prime Rib

Learning how to make oven-cooked prime rib isn't difficult at all and can be a great addition to a holiday meal. It can easily be served with roasted potatoes and carrots cooked in the same pan and basted with the drippings.

Prime Rib Sandwich with Roasted-Garlic Dijonnaise

Fine Cooking Magazine

The sandwich is better if the beef isn't refrigerator-cold, so either let the sliced beef warm at room temperature for about 15 minutes, or warm the sandwiches in the residual heat from the broiler after you've toasted the rolls.

How to Make Prime Rib with Creamed Horseradish

This Prime Rib with Creamed Horseradish dish is great for special occasions and the holidays. Beautiful and full of great flavor, this is served with our gravy and creamy horseradish to finish the presentation.

Prime Rib of Beef

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Total: 1 hr 50 mins

Slow-Roasted Prime Rib

Fine Cooking Magazine

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.

Total: 30 mins

Three-Ingredient Prime Rib Roast

Food & Wine

Coffee and prime rib seem like unlikely partners, but Ryan Farr's recipe reveals they both have an earthy quality that makes them a natural match. Just be sure to scrape off any excess coffee rub from the meat before serving.

Total: 4 hrs

Herbed Prime Rib with Two Sauces

Better Homes and Gardens

Be the hostess with the mostest -- indulge your guests with not one sauce for their succulent pepper-popped prime rib, but two. Both the Merlot Au Jus and creamy horseradish sauce are classic British accompaniments for roasts of this stature.

Ancho-Rubbed Prime Rib with Grilled Papaya Butter

Better Homes and Gardens

Prime rib is good on its own but we decided to spice it up for this simple dinner recipe. Give it a try!

Prime Rib Chili

Tyler Florence
Total: 3 hrs

Oven-Roasted Prime Rib with Dry Rib Rub

Midwest Living

When life calls for a celebration, prime rib comes to the rescue. The homemade spice rub is delicious on the beef in this elegant entree, but it also complements more affordable cuts of beef, or even pork or chicken.

Moroccan Rib Roast

Diabetic Living

31 Days of Great Grilling: Mexican Spice-Rubbed Rib Eyes

A rose may be a rose, but, a steak is definitely not just a steak. There's your prime rib, your skirt steak ... juicy and flavorful, true.

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