Roast New York Strip Loin With Garlic-Herb Crust

READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
Recipe by enigmused

This is what I cook when I want to pull out all the stops and impress people. It's easy but tastes like something you'd get at a 5-star restaurant. I double all the ingredients for added flavor, sometimes tripling the garlic. From Bon Appetit, December 2000.

Top Review by The Urban Shaman

Use this recipe with confidence! Made this 3 times and really enjoy the flavors. The first two times I used strip loins and this last time I used a rib-eye loin. Both turned out wonderfully. On all three occasions, I did have to cook about 10 minutes longer than the recipe calls for. Possibly an error with my oven temperature. This last time I also substituted marjoram for thyme as I was out. Think I liked it better.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. With machine running, drop garlic into processor; blend until finely chopped.
  2. Add sage, thyme, oil, salt and pepper; process until paste forms.
  3. Pat meat dry with paper towels.
  4. Rub meat all over with herb paste.
  5. Cover; chill at least 3 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Keep refrigerated.).
  6. Preheat oven to 450°F
  7. Place meat, fat side up, on rack in roasting pan.
  8. Roast meat 15 minutes.
  9. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F
  10. Roast meat until instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of meat registers 130°F for medium-rare, about 35 minutes (or 140°F for medium, about 40 minutes).
  11. Remove from oven; let stand 20 minutes.
  12. Cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices.
  13. Arrange slices on platter.

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