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Smoked Boston Butt Roast

Recipe Ingredients


  • 1 (5 pound) pork butt roast
  • 2 tablespoons seasoning salt
  • 4 tablespoons House Seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons Liquid Smoke
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 cups favorite barbecue sauce

House Seasoning

  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup black pepper
  • 1/4 cup garlic powder


  1. Sprinkle one side of the roast with 2 tablespoons of House Seasoning, making sure to rub well. Flip the roast over and rub with the remaining 2 tablespoons of House Seasoning.
  2. Repeat the process with the seasoned salt and liquid smoke. Cover with plastic wrap or foil (or place in large zip-top bag) and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Place the roast in a large roasting pan. Add the onion, water and bay leaves around roast. Place in the oven and cook for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until thermometer reads 170 degrees F.
  5. Let meat cool and then slice.
  6. Serve with favorite barbeque sauce.
  7. House Seasoning: Mix and store in airtight container.

Source: Paula Deen


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