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WhitskayWhitskay Posts: 1
edited 8:34AM in EggHead Forum
Hello, can anyone please tell me if it is possible or ok to make pulled beef with an eye of round roast?

If so anyone have a good recipe / tips?



  • MarvinMarvin Posts: 515
    Too lean. Won't work well. This cut is useful for thinly sliced pit beef for sandwiches.
    Chuck roast, cooked lo-n-slo to 195-205, makes great pulled beef: rub and wood flavor of your choice.
    Have fun.
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    Marvin is dead spot on....

    eye of round or bottom or top round makes great sliced roast beef sammy's but not pulled beef...use a chuck roast for pulled beef... :woohoo:
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    Here is a seasoned one. Get some chuck. Make sammies out of the piece you have.

    Beef, Roast, Chuck, Pulled, BBQ, ClayQ's

    3 Choice chuck roasts
    10 Strips of good bacon
    1 cup About a cup of tomato based BBQ sauce
    1/3 cup Real maple syrup
    2/3 cup Water
    1 Tbs Dizzy Pig Cow Lick
    3 Tbs Peanut oil

    Preparation Directions:
    1 Set the beef out on the table and rub with peanut oil and then spice, (Dizzy Pig Cow Lick).
    2 Fire up the egg and stabilize at 250 degrees dome. Be prepared for an 8 hour cook. Set up is indirect, platesetter feet up, grid on platesetter, drip pan and v rack on grid. At this time leave the grid off.
    Cooking Directions:
    Stage one;
    1 Set beef on v rack in pan with a little water or beer in pan. Lay bacon on top of beef. Lift platesetter enough to throw a handful of hickory chips on burning lump. Place grid in egg and set in the pan with beef. Cook for about 5 hours and when beef is 160 internal remove from egg.
    Stage two;
    1 In a No.12 Dutch oven, oil inside with peanut oil, remove bacon from beef and lay across bottom of Dutch oven. Carefully lift beef off of rack and place in Dutch oven. Pour the maple syrup and water over beef. Making sure the meat probe is inserted in the meat, put the lid on and return to the egg and set on top of platesetter after removing grid. Be careful not to have the dome temp over 250. Cook for about 2 hours, until beef is 215 internal and remove from egg.
    Stage three;
    1 Set the beef out on a tray to rest while you drain the beef juice from the Dutch oven into a container. Place the container in the freezer to chill so that you can skim off the fat later. Discard bacon. Trim any fat you find on the beef and start pulling with a fork. Remove gristle and fat as you pull. Return pulled beef to Dutch oven and add your favorite sauce. Taste test. Now skim fat from juice and return juice to the beef. Taste test. Ok, let’s go back to the egg. Lift platesetter and throw hickory chips on burning lump and return Dutch oven to smoke with the cast iron lid off. Cook for about 1 and ½ hours. Maintain a dome temp no higher than 250.
    Special Instructions:
    1 Stir and serve on soft hamburger buns with pickles on the side. This is a treat that brings together great beef flavor, sauce and hickory smoke. Let’s eat!

    Recipe Type
    Dutch Oven, Main Dish

    Recipe Source
    Author: Clay Q [email protected]

    Source: BGE Forum, ClayQ, 2006/03/06
  • Eggbert 75Eggbert 75 Posts: 42
    Thanks for ALL your help, very much appreciated!
    How would you suggest that i cook the eye of round?
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    You can do them indirect with a platesetter and a drip pan at 350-375 until internal temp is 125-135 depending on how you like your beef. I would put some rub like DP Raisin the Steaks or S & P and garlic. I like to baste mine with beeg consoome with some lipton onion soup box will take 1 1/2 - 2 hrs to get done depending on the size of the roast...
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