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Beef Roast With Herb Shallot Sauce

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“I love ribeye roasts but they have become so expensive. However, I do splurge frequently on excellent cuts of meat. This recipe is simple but the results will make you think otherwise (and guests if you are cooking for friends and family). Total prep and cooking time is 2-1/4 to 3 hours. Enjoy”

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  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Combine 2 tbsp thyme and garlic pepper seasoing; press onto beef roast.
  3. Place roast, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef, not resting in fat. Do not add water or cover.
  4. Roast in oven 1-3/4 to 2 hour for medium rare; 2 to 2-1/2 hours for medium.
  5. Remove roast when thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare; 150°F for medium. Let stand 15 minutes (temperature will rise to 145°F for medium rare; 160°F for medium).
  6. Skim fat from drippings.
  7. Combine drippings, shallot and 2 tsp thyme in medium saucepan.
  8. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes for until shallot is crisp tender.
  9. Add wine and mustard; simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced to 3/4 cup.
  10. Stir in butter; season with salt and pepper.
  11. Carve roast; season with salt. Serve with sauce.

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