Garlic Herb-Crusted Prime Rib
1 (4 pound) boneless prime rib, at room temp
8 garlic cloves, minced
3 tbs minced fresh rosemary
2 tsp dried, crushed thyme leaves
2 tbs black pepper
2 tbs salt
Preheat oven to 450. Place prime rib on a rack of a heavy roasting pan.
In a small bowl, combine garlic, rosemary, thyme, pepper, and salt. With you hands, press herb mixture over beef. Insert a roasting thermometer into center portion.
Place pan in center of oven and roast for 25 minutes. Lower temp to 250 and allow to roast for 2 hours. Thermometer should read around 130 degrees.
Remove roast from oven and transfer it to a cutting board. Cover with heavy-duty aluminium foil and allow to rest in a warm area for 30 minutes. Uncover and slice.
Pour of any accumulated juices into a small pitcher and serve with prime rib.