Standing Rib Roast with Onion Relish

Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

classic herb-coated rib roast with a sweet caramelized onion relish on the side

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Put roast in roasting pan with the fat side up.
  3. Mix the olive oil and garlic and rub over roast.
  4. Sprinkle evenly with oregano, pepper and salt.
  5. Put roast in the oven and reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F.
  6. For medium rare, cook 2 hours 15 minutes.
  7. Baste roast during the last hour of cooking.
  8. Remove from oven and let stand for 15 minutes.
  9. Onion Relish: Melt the butter in a pot, add the onions and shallots.
  10. Cook until golden and tender, 15-18 minutes.
  11. Stire in juice, sherry, brown sugar and zest.
  12. Simmer about 10 minutes until mixture thickens.
  13. Remove from heat and stir in rosemary.
  14. Serve alongside roast.

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