Prime Rib With Port Sauce

Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 2 hrs

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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

mizmarissa January 16, 2008

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