Whole Beef Tenderloin (3 lb)
from packaging and use your hands to separate the chain meat on the side. Once separated down the side, use a knife and remove the chain. Cut off the tail end to create an even size roast. Remove the silver skin and any excess fat by making thin cuts along the length of the tenderloin.
Fire up your smoker and bring the temp to 275 degrees F (140 degrees C).
Season the outside of the tenderloin with
All-Purpose Spice Rub (to taste)
Steak Spice Rub (to taste)
Wrap the outside with slices of
Bacon (12 oz)
Lightly season the bacon with
Barbecue Rub (to taste)
Place the beef tenderloin on the cooking grate and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until internal temperature reaches 125 degrees F (50 degrees C).
Remove the tenderloin from the smoker and rest it for 15 minutes.
Carve tenderloin into slices.