Peppercorn-Crusted Standing Rib Roast with Roasted Vegetables
Prepare for “oohs” and “ahhs” when you place this roast on your holiday table. Although it looks difficult, it’s truly simple to prepare—slather it with our herb butter the night before; then let your oven do the work. Our peppery roast will be the heart of your Christmas Eve meal. The crust of pepper, rosemary, sage, and thyme creates a flavorful, fragrant roast that pairs beautifully with warm, roasted root vegetables. This roast is the kind of main dish that memories are made of. Add a pour of sherry pan gravy—the rich flavor of which belies the easy preparation—and you have a beautiful meal worthy of any festive holiday table.