Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast

1 Standing Rib Roast (about 6 lbs.)

2 heads of garlic peeled

1 t. salt

Process the garlic with the salt in the food processor until it forms a paste. Add 3 T. oil and process 30 seconds more. Add 1 t. fresh ground pepper.

Spread the garlic mixture evenly over the roast.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place roast on a rack in a 9 x 12 inch roasting pan. Add 2 C. red wine to the bottom of the pan or a good beef stock.

Roast for 20 minutes at 450°F. and then turn oven down to 350°F. Roast 18 minutes per pound for rare or 22 minutes per pound for medium done. Let stand 15 minutes before carving. Serve with pan juices.

Serves 8

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