Making a rib eye roast is an easy dinner to prepare. I can show you how to cook a rib eye roast naturally. Soon you will be a wiz at preparing a delicious tasting roast.
One thing you must know, it is easy to make a delicious tasting roast. Now, we are going to roast the ribeye in the oven. This is not a pot roast, so you do not need to cook this in a slow cooker. This style of roast is best to dry roast in the oven.
It is tough to marinade meat all of the way in a pot roast. It is best to season the crust of the roast liberally, and then brown the roast, and place it into the oven. I like to season my roast simply with salt and pepper. Everyone has salt and pepper on hand, so chances are you have everything you need to prepare this roast. If desired, you could add a little crushed fresh rosemary, and I have even added crushed garlic before.
If you want to learn how to buy a rib eye roast, you should consider grades of meat. There are many different grades of roast. In the grocery store, you will find three main grades of beef. You will find select, choice, and prime. Less than 5% of all beef is graded as prime; it has the most marbling. Choice has the second most marbling and then select. All grades of meat are tender and juicy. They can vary broadly in price, with the most expensive being prime, and select being the less costly.
Your next concern may be how long you should cook the roast? You shouldn't worry about how long to cook a roast. There is a time guide on how long to cook a roast, and you should always invest in an inexpensive meat thermometer. I like to pull my roast out of the oven a degree or two before the roast reaches the exact temperature as listed below. The meat will rise a degree or two while it is resting.
The meat should rest before carving. Just put a sheet of aluminum foil over the roast and wait for about 10 to 15 minutes before cutting. This way the juice will redistribute through the meat.
How to Cook a Ribeye Roast
You can make a ribeye roast simply.
- 5 to 6-pound ribeye roast
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
- 2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil (used truffle oil in the video)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drizzle a little vegetable oil over the roast. Coat roast liberally with salt and pepper. Heat a skillet to medium-high, and remaining oil to skillet. Brown the roast on all sides by sauteeing it for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Place roast on a wire rack on top of a baking sheet. Bake approximately for 20 minutes for each pound of meat. Use a meat thermometer to check for doneness. After about 90 minutes, I used the meat thermometer to check the temperature. Be sure to refer to the chart and take into account the amount of meat. There is no set time for cooking any size of roast. The cooking time is dependent upon the size of meat that is used.Print Recipe