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Italian Roast Beef

Grilled Italian Roast Beef is loaded with delicious flavors for a fantastic weeknight dinner. Use the leftovers for the best sandwiches and wraps to enjoy all week long!

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Grilled Italian Roast Beef

Roast beef is the classic Sunday supper but this grilled roast beef is easy enough for any night of the week! Generally a 3 to 5 pound roast will make at least 2 meals for a family. It’s a real time saver during the week. 

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Grilled Italian Roast Beef collage/ plated with slices, mashed potatoes cucumber salad

I grew up eating pot roast that had been slow cooked for hours. I still love that fall apart tender pot roast but grilling roast beef is a whole other level of deliciousness. The texture is more like steak and if you slice it thin, it is tender and flavorful. 

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How To Grill Italian Roast Beef:

Collage - beef arm roast , Italian rub in jar, roast seasoned, and tenderizing with a knife

  • Set the roast out to come to room temperature about an hour before grilling. 
  • Pat roast dry with paper towels. 
  • Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with Italian Rub.
  • Use a sharp knife and pierce roast all over, pressing rub into roast.
  • Turn roast and repeat with olive oil and rub. Tenderize with a sharp knife. 
  • Prepare a grill fire to 300° with hickory or oak for smoke flavor. 

Arm roast on a wood fired grill

  • Place roast over indirect heat and cook with the lid closed. 

Italian Rubbed Roast on the grill

  • Figure about 15 minutes per pound for rare roast, 20 minutes per pound for a medium roast and 30 minutes for well done. 
  • Use a digital thermometer to check meat for desired doneness. 

Grilled Roast Beef on a sheet pan

  • Remove roast from grill and allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing. I recommend slicing the roast as needed, so that the roast beef stays fresh tasting longer. 

What Temperature to Cook Roast Beef:

  • Rare:  130°
  • Medium Rare: 140°
  • Medium: 155°
  • Well Done: 165°

Italian Rub Ingredients:

  • Brown Sugar
  • Granulated Garlic
  • Italian Seasonings
  • Kosher Salt

Get the full Italian Rub Recipe. 

How to Store and Reheat:

Wrap cooled roast in two layers of plastic wrap and a layer of foil. Refrigerate up to 3 days. 

Slice roast and heat in a skillet with 2 tablespoons of water or beef broth over medium heat for about 8- 10 minutes, stirring often. 

Plate of sliced roast, mashed potatoes, cucumber salad, glass of tea, horseradish sauce and roast on a cutting board, sliced

Serve Italian Roast with Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Cucumber and Onion Salad or a side of Grilled Corn on the Cob and Grilled Zucchini. You might also like to serve your roast beef with homemade Horseradish Sauce

What is a Good Roast to Grill?

Rump Roast, Pike’s Peak Roast, Chuck Roast or like we used in this recipe and Arm Roast. All of these cuts of beef roast are delicious on the grill. Rump roast is the most tender but the cooking method will work on any of these cuts. 

Delicious Roast Beef Recipes

Delicious grilled roast beef recipes. Out tried and true favorites to make flavorful meal that the whole family will enjoy.

Meal prep is very popular these days and a beef roast is a great idea for cooking once and getting two meals from it. We love using leftover roast beef for sandwiches, wraps, casseroles and tacos. 

Italian Roast Beef Dinner with mashed potatoes and cucumber salad

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Grilled Italian Roast Beef - sliced
Yield: 8 servings

Italian Roast Beef

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Grilled Italian Roast Beef is loaded with delicious flavors for a fantastic weeknight dinner. Use the leftovers for the best sandwiches and wraps to enjoy all week long!

Ingredients

Instructions

Allow roast to come to room temperature for about an hour before grilling.

Dry roast with paper towels and set on a clean baking sheet.

Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with half of rub.

Pierce all over with a knife, pressing the seasonings down into the roast.

Flip roast and repeat with olive oil, rub and pierce with knife.

Prepare a grill fire to 300° with hickory or oak for the best smoke flavor.

Cook roast over indirect heat with the lid closed for about 1 hour or 20 minutes per pound for a medium roast.

Remove roast from grill and allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing.

Best if sliced thin. Slice as needed for ultimate freshness of leftover roast.

Notes

Roast Beef Internal Temperatures:

  • Rare:  130°
  • Medium Rare: 140°
  • Medium: 155°
  • Well Done: 165°

Store unsliced roast wrapped in 2 layers of plastic wrap and one layer of foil. Slice and reheat in a skillet with 2 tablespoons of water or beef broth over medium heat. Cook 8-10 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 338Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 128mgSodium: 1940mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 45g

Nutritional information is estimated and may not be accurate.

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