Smoked Chuck Steak with Garlic & Tomato Pappardelle

Sep 21, 2022Monke Magic, Recipe0 comments

Smoked Chuck Steak with Garlic & Tomato Pappardelle





This is one of our favourite dishes that appeared in the recent addition of the Butchers Cookbook. Many people overlook chuck as a great source of flavour and texture but cook it right and it will bring home the flavours every time.


You will end up with a beautiful rich flavour packed sauce that can be served with your favourite pasta to feed the family.




  • 2kg pure Angus chuck steak
  • Sweet Smokey BBQ Rub
  • Porcini onion salt
  • 8 large tomatoes
  • 2 large carrots
  • 4 heads garlic
  • Fresh Thyme
  • 60 g tomato paste
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 – 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup red wine
  • Lemon
  • Pappardelle (pasta of choice)
  • 2 tbsp raw sugar
  • Parmesan




  1. Use a quality chuck steak around 4 – 5 cm thick.
  2. Peel and roughly chop carrots and place in base of a large, high sided roasting tray.
  3. Rub steak with a sweet smokey rub.
  4. Place on top of chopped carrots, with plenty of room around the steaks.
  5. Cut tomatoes and garlic heads in half, skin on, sprigs of fresh thyme and place in roasting tray around the chuck steak.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil, season with porcini salt, and place in smoker for around 2 hours at 160 °C / 320 °F, or until the beef starts to colour.
  7. Remove from smoker, add chicken stock and red wine to roasting tray, then cover with baking paper and foil to get a good seal.
  8. Reduce smoker heat to around 140 ° C / 284 °F, and return roasting tray to smoker and continue to cook for a further 2 – 3 hours, ‘til meat falls apart. Remove meat from tray and set aside.
  9. With remaining tray ingredients, squeeze garlic out from skins; squeeze roasted tomato and remove skins.
  10. Mash carrot, garlic and tomato together with juices from the roasting tray, and add tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and raw sugar. Mix well and return to smoker, and bring up to heat. Check seasoning.
  11. Shred chuck steak and add back to roasting tray sauce.
  12. Cook your favourite pasta in boiling salted water.
  13. Toss chuck steak and sauce with pasta, and serve with fresh shaved parmesan.
  14. Salubrious dish for the family.






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