Roasts

Preparing a roast can seem like a daunting task, but it really is a straightforward process. Once you’ve tried one of these easy methods, you’ll just might be amazed at your own culinary skills. Below are two videos that show how to roast a large roast (like a prime rib) or a petite roast (like a tenderloin).

For a printable guide that shows how to prepare a prime rib in your oven, smoker or grill see our Prime Rib Perfection Prep Guide.

Oven Roasting

This dry heat cooking method usually involves cooking on a rack in a roasting, uncovered, and without added liquid. This method is great for:

Steak or RoastThicknessMedium RareMedium
1 Roast About 6.5 lbs 2 to 2-1/4 hrs 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 hrs

Petite Roasts

We recommend using the two-step skillet-to-oven method, also referred to as "steakhouse style" to prepare petite roasts that are approximately 2 lbs or less. This method uses a quick skillet sear followed by an oven finish to desired doneness. This method is great for:

Steak or RoastThicknessMedium RareMedium
Tenderloin Roast about 1.5 lbs 27 to 34 min. 35 to 42 min.
Tenderloin Roast about 2 lbs 40 to 49 min. 49 to 59 min.
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