Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Rub

Rosemary-Garlic Prime Rib Rub
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: makes about 1/4 cup (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
138 Calories
9g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: makes about 1/4 cup (4 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 1751mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 2g
Calcium 81mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple prime rib rub utilizes the light pine flavor of rosemary and garlic. While this recipe calls for both butter and olive oil, you can simply omit the butter if preferred.  


  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL butter (unsalted, room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL rosemary (chopped)
  • 2-4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL salt (sea or kosher)
  • 2 teaspoons/ 10 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Combine ingredients and apply to roast. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before cooking. 
  3. Double recipe if making a large roast. This recipe is intended for a 4 bone rib roast.
  4. Keep mixture in an air tight container in refrigerator for up to 3 days. If opting for olive oil only, use 2 tablespoons/30 mL for this recipe.