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Smoke Eye Round of Beef
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Smoked Eye of Round w/ Au Jus

Looking for a cheap cut of meat that’s great for smoking? Eye of Round is a tough cut of beef that’s often prepared poorly turning out either too tough or too dry.
Course Main Course
Cuisine BBQ
Keyword Au Jus, Smoked Eye Round
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 10
Calories 275kcal


  • Pellet Grill (Rec Tec 700)



  • Trim any excess fat of the eye round and remove any silver skin.
  • For Brine Instutions See Recipe Below
  • Combine Salt, Pepper, Onion and Garlic
  • Pat Brined Beef dry and  season the Eye Round with spice blend. Smoke at 225 degrees for 3-4 hrs. Until beef reaches 160-170 degrees F.
  • Remove Eye Round from smoker and raise temperature to 300 degrees F. Double Wrap the Eye Round in aluminum foil with a ½ cup of beef broth and ½ stick of butter added in. Re insert probe and return to the smoker.
  • Cook beef for 3-4 more hrs depending on size until beef reaches an internal temperature of between 205-210 degrees F.
  • Open the top of the foil to let the beef rest in the juices until it cools to about 150 degrees F. Before slicing into ¼ inch slices. Pour off the au jus and serve alongside the Eye of Round.


total portions will vary. Individual serving size 4oz.


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 1596mg | Potassium: 683mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 4mg