Barbecued Beef Tenderloin

1 1/2 tsp. Salt

1 3-4 lb. Beef Tenderloin (trimmed)

1 1/2 tsp. Pepper

Mesquite or Hickory Chips

1 Cup Barbecue Sauce


Prepare smoker or grill, including a pan of water

Soak hickory chips for 30 minutes

Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper, place in smoker and cook for 30 min.

Baste tenderloin with 1 cup of barbecue sauce and continue cooking until meat thermometer reads desired doneness. About 1 & 1/2 to 2 hrs. for rare.