Prime Rib With Port Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by mplsgirl

This is a variation of 2 different recipes from Bon Appetit. It does take awhile, but the actual hands-on time isn't bad. I made this for Christmas Eve dinner and it was a HUGE hit.

Top Review by mizmarissa

This is DELICIOUS!!!!!! I have tried several of your recipes and they are all so good. You must be an amazing chef!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 450.
  2. Place beef, fat side up, in large roasting pan that has a cover. Rub with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast beef for 20 minute.
  3. Reduce oven temp to 350. Place onions around beef. Cover and roast for about 2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into center of meat reads 135. Baste every half hour or so.
  4. After meat has been in 1 hour, combine broth, port, wine, and herbs in saucepan. Boil until mixture is reduced to 2 cups. Remove from heat and discard herbs.
  5. Once beef is done, transfer to a platter with onions and tent with foil for 30 minute
  6. Pour off fat from roasting pan and mix juices and browned bits into wine sauce. Bring to a boil. Mix butter and flour together and whisk into sauce to thicken.
  7. Slice beef and serve with sauce.

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