Ribeye Roast with Caramelized Onion Orange Butter

Last Updated on August 29, 2022

A ribeye roast is a stand-out meal no matter what, but when it’s served with a bright, sweet caramelized onion and orange butter, it’s sure to get rave reviews.

Ribeye Roast with Caramelized Onion Orange Butter

3.62 from 13 votes
Protein: Beef
Cut: Ribeye Roast
Diet: Gluten Free, Keto
Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Ribeye Roast

Dry Rub

  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt

Caramelized Onion Orange Butter

  • 1 medium onion sliced thin
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 8 oz grass-fed butter room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp parsley chopped
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Mix rub ingredients and rub all over Ribeye Roast. Place in fridge uncovered at least 1 hour or up to a day ahead.
  • Heat cast iron pan on low heat, melt 2 Tbsp butter and add sliced onions. Cook slowly until caramelized, then add balsamic vinegar and cook until liquid is gone. Cool completely.
  • Place caramelized onions, orange zest, parsley, salt and pepper in food processor and pulse until blended. Add remaining butter and pulse until smooth. Store refrigerated in airtight container until ready to use.
  • Take ribeye out of fridge 1 hour before roasting and set on wire rack on baking tray until it reaches room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Place ribeye in center of oven and cook until internal temperature is 110°F, about 2 - 2 ½ hours. Remove from oven and cover loosely with foil. It can rest outside of the oven for up to 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Place ribeye back in oven and roast until internal temperature reaches 125°F, about 30 minutes. At this time take orange butter out of the refrigerator.
  • Let rest for at least 20 minutes before slicing. Serve with room temperature caramelized onion orange butter.
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Yankel Polak is the Head Chef at ButcherBox.