Tasty and tender, this Smoked Rump Roast is a delicious recipe that is casual enough for cookouts and fancy enough for dinner parties!
A SMOKED BEEF ROAST RECIPE
I have been getting a lot of use out of my smoker this year. I've been trying different cuts of meats in it to see how they turn out. This Smoked Rump Roast turned out amazing! I was really impressed with the flavor the smoker gives it. It slices up beautifully and is so tender! If you are a beef roast fan and want something different, then this recipe is it! Drizzle the pan drippings on the top and you have a mouthwatering meal. If you love smoking meats, then this Smoked Rump Roast recipe has to be the next one on your must-make list!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
For this recipe I use 3 pound rump roast. That is the perfect size for the ingredients and time for this recipe.
This will depend on how well done you want your roast to be. The temps are rare: 125F degrees, medium-rare: 130F degrees, medium-well: 140F degrees and well-done: 160F. I pull it off when the internal temperature reaches 135F degrees. Remember the temperature will continue to slightly rise once it is removed.
We like to use a pale ale for this recipe, you can use your favorite. We use what we have on hand. You can also use a pilsner as well. If you don't want to use beer you can just use additional beef broth in place of it.
This will smoke for around 4 hours but don't rely on the time. I suggest getting an internal thermometer to know when to take the roast off of the smoker.
I generally like to use hickory. It's a good all-purpose flavor for lots of different types of meat but use any of your favorite. If you like a strong smokey flavor, go with mesquite. Make sure that your auger is full. Cooking low and slow will use more pellets. This allows maximum smokey flavor to be infused into the meat. Preheat with the lid closed for about 15 minutes while you prepare the roast.
This helps the seasoning paste stick to the roast and stay there. If you didn't pat it dry, it'll start to slide off because of the additional moisture.
This can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator where it will keep for up to 3-4 days. Rump roast can also be frozen. Wrap in plastic wrap and then foil and place in a freezer safe container. This will keep frozen for up to 2 months.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)
- beef rump roast
- beef broth
- pale lager beer (a pilsner works well)
- brown mustard
- garlic paste
- salt and pepper
- chili powder
- onion powder
HOW TO MAKE A SMOKED RUMP ROAST:
Heat smoker to 225F degrees. Pat the roast dry with a paper towel. Combine ground mustard, garlic paste, horseradish, mustard, and worcestershire in a small bowl.
Brush on the rump roast.
Combine salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, chili powder, and onion powder in a small bowl or ramekin.
Season the rump roast by dusting or rubbing over roast.
Place the roast into a large pan or casserole dish. Pour beef broth and beer around the roast into the pan.
Place into the smoker and smoke for 4 hours. The liquid will steam as it heats keeping the roast moist and tender while infusing with flavor.
Remove the roast from the smoker once the internal temperature reads 135 degrees F. The meat will continue to rise in temp as it rests. Remove roast from the pan and let rest for 15 minutes, the meat's internal temperature will continue to rise as it rests.
Pour the liquid into a saucepan and place over medium high heat. Heat to a boil, then remove from heat. Serve alongside the roast.
Pour some of the gravy on top and enjoy!
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Smoked Rump Roast
- 3 pound rump roast
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1 cup pale lager beer a pilsner works well
- ⅔ cup brown mustard
- 1 teaspoon garlic paste
- 2 teaspoons horseradish
- 2 teaspoons mustard
- 2 teaspoons worcestershire
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 teaspoons onion powder
- Heat smoker to 225F degrees.
- Pat the roast dry with a paper towel.
- Combine ground mustard, garlic paste, horseradish, mustard, and worcestershire in a small bowl.
- Brush evenly on the rump roast.
- Combine salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, chili powder, and onion powder in a small bowl or ramekin.
- Season the rump roast by dusting or rubbing over roast.
- Place the roast into a large pan or casserole dish. Pour beef broth and beer around the roast into the pan.
- Place into the smoker and smoke for 4 hours. The liquid will steam as it heats keeping the roast moist and tender while infusing with flavor.
- Remove the roast from the smoker once the internal temperature reads 135F degrees (longer if you like it more well done). The meat will continue to rise in temperature slightly as it rests.
- Remove roast from the pan and let rest for 15 minutes.
- Pour the liquid into a saucepan and place over medium high heat. Heat to a boil, then remove from heat. Serve alongside the roast.
- Slice thin and enjoy.
- I like to use a 3 pound rump roast for this, this is the perfect size for this recipe.
- Make sure not to forget to pat your roast dry.
- This can be frozen, see my tips above.
- You can use a pale ale or a pilsner beer for this, any of your favorite. If you don't want to use beer, you could use a hard cider or just add additional beef broth.
- Highly recommended to use an internal thermometer for this recipe.
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