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Rib Roast in a serving tray with sauce

Rib Roast Recipe (with Horseradish Sauce)

This Rib Roast recipe with Horseradish Sauce will make your friends and family drool. The steps are very simple, but this will be one fancy dinner!
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 641kcal
Author Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.


Rib Roast

  • 6 lb Ribeye Roast Bone-In
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coarsely ground mixed peppercorns (black, white, green and pink)
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Horseradish Sauce

  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh fennel bulb
  • 3 tbsp finely grated fresh horseradish
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh fennel fronds
  • 1/8 tsp salt


Making Rib Roast

  • Heat oven to 350 °F. Prepare the ingredients for the paste rub by combining oil, garlic and pepper together in a bowl.
    Rib Roast, salt, garlic, oil and pepper
  • Rub the beef roast generously with salt on all sides. Press marinade evenly onto the beef roast.
    Rib Roast with seasoning marinade on it
  • Place beef roast in a baking pan with the fat side up. Insert an ovenproof meat thermometer into the thickest part of the beef, making sure it's not touching the bone. Roast for about 2 1/2 hours. Refer to doneness temperature in blog post notes above.
    Rib roast in an oven with thermometer inserted

Horseradish Sauce

  • Prepare the ingredients for the horseradish sauce. Peel and grate the horseradish, finely dice fennel bulb and chop fresh fennel fronds.
    Ingredients for the horseradish sauce
  • Whisk whipped cream until you get soft peaks. Add in horseradish, fennel bulb and fennel fronds. Season with salt.
    Whipping cream, Horseradish and fennel in a bowl
  • Place the sauce in a refrigerator until ready to serve.
    Horseradish Sauce in a bowl

Serving Rib Roast with Horseradish Sauce

  • Once the roast is removed from the oven, lightly cover it with foil and let it rest for at least 15 minutes. Serve it with your favorite sides.
    Rib Roast in a serving tray with sauce



Calories: 641kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 2291mg | Potassium: 800mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 233IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 5mg