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Pit Boss Chuck Roast

Alright folks, gather ’round the grill because today, I’m spilling the beans on how to nail that smoky, succulent Pit Boss Chuck Roast. Trust me, it’s gonna be a flavor explosion in your mouth that’ll have you drooling for days! So grab your aprons and let’s dive right in.

pit boss chuck roast

How to Make Smoked Chuck Roast on Pit Boss

Picture this: a tender chuck roast, perfectly seasoned and kissed by the smoke of your Pit Boss grill. It’s a thing of beauty, my friends. Here’s how to make it happen:

  1. Prep Like a Pro: Start by patting that chuck roast dry with some paper towels. Then, generously coat it with your favorite rub. I’m talkin’ garlic powder, onion powder, paprika—get creative with it! Don’t forget to let it sit for a bit to soak up all those flavors.
  2. Fire Up the Pit Boss: Now, it’s time to get that Pit Boss grill smokin’ hot! Set it to around 225°F and let it preheat while you prep the meat.
  3. Get Smokin’: Once your grill is up to temp, toss that chuck roast on there like a boss. Close the lid and let the magic happen. Oh, and don’t forget to throw some wood chips or pellets on the fire for that extra smoky goodness.
  4. Patience, Grasshopper: Now comes the hard part—waiting. You’ll want to let that chuck roast cook low and slow for about 6-8 hours, or until it reaches an internal temperature of around 200°F. Trust me, it’ll be worth the wait!
  5. Rest and Carve: Once your chuck roast is done cooking, resist the temptation to dive right in. Let it rest for a bit to lock in all those juicy flavors. Then, slice it up nice and thin and get ready to feast!

What type of wood/pellets to use for this recipe?

When it comes to wood or pellets for your Pit Boss chuck roast, you’ve got options, my friend. Personally, I’m a fan of hickory for that classic smoky flavor, but feel free to experiment! Oak, mesquite, apple—each wood brings its own unique twist to the table. So go ahead, mix and match until you find your perfect combo.

pit boss chuck roast recipe

Additional Tips

Now, let’s talk turkey—err, chuck roast. Here are a few extra tips to take your Pit Boss game to the next level:

  • Don’t Skimp on the Seasoning: Seriously, don’t be shy with those spices. The more flavor, the better!
  • Keep an Eye on the Temp: Invest in a good meat thermometer and keep tabs on that chuck roast like it’s your firstborn. Trust me, you don’t want to overcook this bad boy.
  • Wrap it Up: If you’re in a hurry or just feeling a bit lazy, you can always wrap your chuck roast in foil halfway through cooking to speed up the process. Just don’t tell the barbecue purists—I won’t be held responsible for the backlash!

What to serve

Now, let’s talk sides. A juicy chuck roast deserves some killer accompaniments, am I right? Here are a few ideas to get your taste buds tingling:

  • Creamy Mashed Potatoes: Because nothing pairs better with meat than potatoes. It’s just a fact.
  • Garlic Butter Green Beans: Keep it simple, keep it green. Plus, garlic butter makes everything better.
  • Cornbread: Sweet, savory, and oh-so-delicious. Just make sure you’ve got plenty of butter on standby!

chuck roast on pit boss

What to do with leftovers

Believe it or not, there may come a day when you have leftover chuck roast. I know, it’s a rare occurrence, but it happens. When it does, here are a few ways to make the most of those tasty leftovers:

  • Chuck Roast Sandwiches: Pile that leftover meat high on some crusty bread with a dollop of barbecue sauce and you’ve got yourself a killer sandwich.
  • Chuck Roast Tacos: Who says tacos are just for Tuesdays? Shred up that chuck roast, throw it in a tortilla, and top it off with all your favorite fixings.
  • Chuck Roast Hash: Chop up your leftover chuck roast and throw it in a skillet with some potatoes, onions, and peppers for a hearty breakfast hash that’ll cure even the worst hangover.

Overall, mastering the art of Pit Boss chuck roast is no easy feat, but with a little patience and a whole lot of flavor, you’ll be smokin’ like a pro in no time. So fire up that grill, get cookin’, and don’t forget to savor every bite. Happy grilling, my friends!


Pit Boss Chuck Roast

Discover the ultimate Pit Boss Chuck Roast recipe that will have your taste buds singing - perfect for any BBQ enthusiast!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 5


  • 1 chuck roast about 4-5 pounds
  • 3 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • Wood chips or pellets hickory, oak, or your preferred flavor
  • Barbecue sauce optional, for serving


Prep Like a Pro

  1. Start by patting the chuck roast dry with paper towels to remove any excess moisture.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, black pepper, and salt to create your dry rub.
  3. Generously coat the chuck roast with the dry rub, making sure to cover all sides evenly. Don't be shy with the seasoning—this is where the flavor magic happens!
  4. Once seasoned, let the chuck roast sit at room temperature for about 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

Fire Up the Pit Boss

  1. Preheat your Pit Boss grill to 225°F, using wood chips or pellets of your choice for that signature smoky flavor. Hickory is a classic choice, but feel free to experiment!
  2. Once the grill is up to temperature, place the seasoned chuck roast directly on the grill grates.

Get Smokin'

  1. Close the lid of the grill and let the chuck roast cook low and slow for about 6-8 hours, or until it reaches an internal temperature of around 200°F. This is where a meat thermometer comes in handy—keep an eye on that temperature like a hawk!
  2. Every hour or so, check on the chuck roast and add more wood chips or pellets to keep the smoke flowing.

Patience, Grasshopper

  1. Once the chuck roast reaches the desired temperature, carefully remove it from the grill and wrap it loosely in aluminum foil.
  2. Let the roast rest for about 15-20 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute and the flavors to intensify.

Rest and Carve

  1. After resting, unwrap the chuck roast and transfer it to a cutting board.
  2. Using a sharp knife, slice the roast against the grain into thin slices.
  3. Serve the sliced chuck roast with your favorite barbecue sauce on the side, if desired.
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