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Perfect Rib Roast


"Great for family gatherings at the holidays, this elegant roast has a zesty rub that complements this excellent cut of meat perfectly."
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2 h 15 m servings 292 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 35.7 g
  • 71%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 436 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a small dish, mix together the lemon-pepper seasoning, paprika, garlic salt, rosemary and cayenne pepper. Rub over the entire roast.
  3. Place the roast with the fat side up on a roasting rack set inside a shallow roasting pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the roast reaches your desired degree of doneness, or at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C) for medium-rare. Medium is recommended: 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Let the roast rest for 10 to 15 minutes before carving into thin slices.

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  1. 33 Ratings

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My kitchen smelled heavenly while this was roasting, and the flavor did not disappoint! We had company over and everybody loved it! The only thing I did a little differently was that I added a ...

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My kitchen smelled heavenly while this was roasting, and the flavor did not disappoint! We had company over and everybody loved it! The only thing I did a little differently was that I added a ...

I made this for my in-laws for Christmas Eve dinner. It was fantastic. The only thing I did differently, was coat the outside of the roast with Worstershire Sauce, so the rub had something to ...

Absolutely wonderful and as Mina stated in the intro. I sprayed a very light coating of olive oil before applying the rub and let the meat rest about a half hour before putting it in the oven.

I gave this 5 stars because it was so easy. To be honest, I used a variety of herbs, because that's what I had in the pantry(Italian mix-rosemary, thyme, oregano) plus garlic salt, paprika, pepp...

This rub was perfect. The rib roast came out tender and juicy. Half of my siblings were dredding the roast, considering that it is usually tough and flavorless, but everyone went back for second...

I made this for Christmas, and everyone enjoyed it. However, with so much cayenne, this is definitely an adult taste. You may wish to adjust for younger people, or those that don't go for spic...

The changes,that I made to this recipe is,I rubbed the roast just rosemay,garlic salt,and pepper. Then slow roasted at 275 degrees,until the internal temperature reached 120,about 2 hours.It tur...

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OMG this was the PERFECT RIB ROAST! Way better than the one I had at the restaurant the other day! Everyone loved it! THANK YOU! I rubbed it with a little worchestire sauce like another reviewer...