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Brandied Prime Rib Roast Beef

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Make your next roast beef dinner an upscale affair (NC) - Many people think cooking a roast beef dinner is a complicated and time-consuming chore to tackle. As you'll see from this delicious premium recipe from Knorr (, nothing could be further from the truth.


    Brandied Prime Rib Roast Beef
  • 1 1/2 tsp cracked pepper (7 mL)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard (15 mL)
  • 1 1/2 lbs premium oven roast such as prime rib, rib or sirloin (750 g)
  • 3/4 cup water (175 mL)
  • 1/4 cup milk (50 mL)
  • 2 tbsp brandy (30 mL)
  • 1 pkg Knorr Demi-Glace Gravy Mix (1)


Preheat oven to 325 F (160 C).

Mix together the pepper and mustard. Brush mixture on all sides of the roast. Place the beef in a small roasting pan or metal baking dish and roast until desired temperature is reached (140 F/60 C for rare or 160 F/70 C for medium) about 20 to 25 minutes per 1 lb/500 g.

Remove the roast from the oven and tent with foil. Stir the water, milk, brandy and sauce mix into the juices in the roasting pan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Reduce the heat and simmer 1 minute. Serve brandy gravy over sliced roast beef.

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