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Smoked Mississippi Pot Roast

We give you easy instructions on How to make a Mississippi Pot Roast on the smoker. You need just a few ingredients and about 8-9 hours of cooking time, but it's well worth the wait!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • Smoker


  • 1 3-4 lb chuck roast
  • 1 packet dry ranch seasoning
  • 1 packet dry au jus mix/seasoning
  • 1 stick butter
  • 6-8 whole pepperocinis
  • 2 cups water


  • Preheat smoker to 225 degrees.
  • In a foil pan or Dutch oven, place your Chuck Roast and 2 cups of water.
  • Slice stick of butter and place on top of roast. Sprinkle both packets of ranch seasoning and au jus seasoning on top of roast. Top with 6-8 pepperocinis (or more depending on level of heat desired) and then cook for 4 hours uncovered.
  • At four hour mark, cover roast with foil and place back on smoker for another four hours.
  • Once cooked to tender perfection, remove from smoker and shred in the pan it was smoked in (do not discard juices). Be certain to mix the juice in the bottom of the pan throughout the meat. Let sit for 15-30 minutes.
  • ENJOY!
Keyword beef, pot roast, smoker