Alfalfa’s Classic Prime Rib

Serves: 12-16

4-5 lbs. beef prime rib (all-natural or grass-fed)
1/4 cup olive oil 
2 Tbsp fresh thyme, crushed
2 Tbsp fresh rosemary leaves, crushed 
2 Tbsp coarse salt 
1 Tbsp crushed pepper 
4 garlic cloves, minced 
1 tsp. black pepper

Bring roast to room temperature & preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Combine salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary, garlic using a food processor. Rub the surface of the meat with mixture. In the preheated oven, sear the meat for about 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350° F and continue to cook 12-15 minutes per pound, depending on the desired degree of doneness. For rare, the internal temperature should be 120 degrees, medium rare 125 degrees, and medium 132 degrees.

Remove roast from oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

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