Herb Rubbed Rib Roast

When it’s time to gather, celebrate and savor, this is the recipe for you.

Makes: 5 to 7 Servings

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: More than 60 Minutes


  • 1 Star Ranch Angus® rib roast, 5 to 6 pounds

Dry Rub:

  • ¼ cup kosher salt
  • ¼ cup freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme or 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons dried mustard


  1. Pre-heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine all the dried ingredients.
  3. Rub dry ingredients all over the roast.
  4. Place the meat on a rack in a roasting pan
  5. Cook for 25 minutes and then reduce temperature to 300°F.
    Rare: 16 to 18 minutes per pound
    Medium-Rare: 18 to 20 minutes per pound
    Medium: 20 to 22 minutes per pound
    Well done: 26 to 30 minutes per pound
  6. Let roast rest for 20 to 30 minutes before carving.
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Roasting TIP

Place roast (directly from refrigerator), fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan (the exception is a rib roast; the ribs form a natural rack).

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