Smoked Rump Roast

Smoked Rump Roast

Smoking a delicious hunk of meat doesn’t have to take all day or involve ingredients you’ve never heard of. This smoked rump roast recipe is as quick as simple (in under 2 hours), with only 4 household ingredients making an appearance.
Servings 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Z Grills Fruit Wood Pellets


  • 3 pounds rump roast (or bottom round roast)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons coarse ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder


  • Preheat your smoker to 250°F.
  • Combine the seasonings in a small bowl and coat the rump roast evenly with seasonings on all sides.
  • Place roast into the smoker.
  • Cook for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F (or your desired level of doneness; rare: 135°F, medium rare: 145°F, medium: 155°F, well done: 170°F)
  • Remove rump roast from the smoker and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Slice thinly and serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Meat, Smoked

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