Holiday Roast Beef Recipes
Prime Rib and Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Bay Leaves and Sage
A glorious prime rib of beef roast marinates overnight in a rub of orange zest, dried bay leaves, and chopped fresh sage. Parboiled potatoes roast to a golden brown in the aromatic pan drippings as the meat cooks.
Standing Rib Roast with Roasted Potatoes
Standing rib roast, also called prime rib, is rubbed with a mixture of olive oil, flour, salt, pepper, and sugar, which forms a golden crust as the meat roasts. Serve this roast with the traditional accompaniments of horseradish cream, roasted potatoes, and Yorkshire pudding.
Roast Beef with Caramelized Shallots
A boneless rib-eye roast gets a simple seasoning of salt and pepper, and then roasts for 30 minutes in a 500-degree oven to create a flavorful seared crust. The meat finishes cooking to a juicy medium-rare at 325, and is served with balsamic-glazed shallots and a red-wine pan sauce.
Rib Roast of Beef with Beets, Potatoes, and Horseradish
Mash together rosemary, lemon zest, garlic, and anchovy fillets to create the fragrant and flavorful seasoning rub for this prime rib roast from British television chef Jamie Oliver. Serve the roast with a creme fraiche, horseradish, and marjoram sauce.
Beef Tenderloin with Fresh Herbs and Horseradish
This beef tenderloin roast is seasoned with horseradish, grainy mustard, garlic, rosemary, and thyme, and seared in the oven at 500 degrees to create a flavorful crust. For maximum juiciness, be sure to let the tenderloin rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing.
Salt and pepper are the only seasoning this roasted prime rib needs. A few short ribs are cooked along with the roast in order to create plenty of drippings, which are combined with red wine to create an easy, flavorful pan sauce.
Rib Roast with Rosemary-Garlic Potatoes
It only takes 15 minutes to prepare this prime rib with rosemary-garlic potatoes for the oven. Accompany this elegant main course with a vegetable side dish and a salad.
The picture of simplicity, this 2 1/2-pound beef tenderloin is seasoned only with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Serve the roast with your choice of sauces, such as horseradish cream, bearnaise sauce, or red wine and shallot sauce.
The holiday season is the perfect time to go all out and make the elegant, classic beef Wellington. A beef tenderloin is coated with chicken liver mousse and sauteed mushrooms, then enclosed in puff pastry and baked until the pastry is golden and the beef is medium rare.