Oven Deep Pit Barbecued Beef

Total Time
24hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 24 hrs

I served this for a family reunion and everyone loved it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Start the day before serving.
  2. Mix seasonings well and roll the roast in the mixture.
  3. Pour the liquid smoke over the roast.
  4. Tear 8 layers of heavy duty foil in approximately 24 inch lengths.
  5. Wrap the roast in each piece of foil individually, sealing layer each well.
  6. After using 4 lengths of foil, place roast in a large brown grocery bag and seal with masking tape.
  7. Continue with the other 4 lengths of foil, again, sealing well.
  8. Place in a large roasting pan and put into a 200°F oven for 24 hours.
  9. Do NOT disturb the meat while roasting.


Most Helpful

I poured red wine over mine and poked holes in it and put in garlic and rubbed the outside with salt, pepper and oregano...to die for!!

cooking_geek September 14, 2010

I made this for my daughter's co-ed baby shower - BBQ theme - at my house. WOW was the general reaction of the crowd. The meat is unbelievably tender and tasty. This will be a new special occasion family tradition in my family!

emetcalf61 February 27, 2010

I cook on an outdoor smoker regularly, so when I ran this idea by the wife she was skeptical to say the least. But after I made this she really liked it and has already requested it again. Next time I think I will cut the liquid smoke in half as the artificial smoke flavor was a little on the strong side. The meat was VERY tender and had great flavor. Goes well with potatoes and carrots and a nice craft brewed stout!

Iron Mike April 24, 2008

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