Roasted whole porterhouse

Roasted whole porterhouse

Serves: 8  | Preparation Time: 10 mins  | Cooking Time: 1hr


  • 1.5kg Farm88 yearling beef whole porterhouse (at room temperature)
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed with sea salt (optional)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Gravy and vegetables to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 220ºC or 200ºC fan. Mix seasonings together and rub over surface of beef with olive oil. Place on a roasting rack in a heavy flameproof baking dish.
  2. Roast for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 200ºC or 180ºC fan. Cook for another 45 minutes for rare. Cook for an extra 15 minutes for medium-rare.
  3. Transfer beef to a warm plate, cover loosely with foil and rest for 15-20 minutes in a warm place before carving. 
  4. Serve with vegetables and gravy, if you like.
Results may vary.