Texas Style Beef Ribs

Texas Style Beef Ribs

Tender like butter and rich in smoky flavor, this Texas Style Beef Rib recipe will become an instant favorite!
Servings 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Z Grills OAK Wood Pellets


  • lbs  beef ribs (two 4 bone racks of plate ribs)
  • tbsp  salt, pepper, garlic 
  • tbsp  olive oil


  • Preheat your pellet smoker to 250 °F.
  • Pour two tbsp of olive oil on each rack of ribs and rub into meat on all sides.
  • Season the ribs on all sides using the salt, pepper, and garlic seasoning.
  • Set ribs in the smoker and cook for 3 hours before checking for color. Insert a temperature probe into the thickest part of the ribs.
  • Continue cooking until it reaches an internal temperature of around 170 °F.
  • Wrap ribs tightly with two layers of Peach Butcher Paper. Replace the probe with the ribs.
  • Continue cooking until it reaches an internal temperature of 205°F (usually takes about 2 hours). Use a toothpick or probe to check for doneness. Meat should be tender like butter. If meat is still tough, continue to cook until it becomes tender.
  • Once the meat is tender, leave the ribs wrapped and rest until the temperature rises to around 160-170°F (about 1 hour).
  • Slice and serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ

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