chateaubriand sliced cooked rare to medium rarer

Bacon-Wrapped Smoked Chateaubriand Recipe

Tender filet mignon roast wrapped in bacon and smoked to perfection

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Omaha Steaks



  1. When ready to cook, start your smoker according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 275° F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Rub tenderloin with mustard, then season the tenderloin lightly with the rub and wrap with bacon. If desired make a bacon weave and wrap the tenderloin.

  3. Place tenderloin in the grill and cook for 45 minutes. Check the internal temperature, the desired temperature is 120° F. If the temperature has not been reached, continue to cook, checking every 5 minutes until desired temperature is reached.

  4. Remove tenderloin from grill and increase grill temperature to 450° F.

  5. After 10 minutes, return tenderloin to grill and sear for 5 minutes. Check the internal temperature again, the finished temperature is 135° F.

  6. If the finish temperature has not been reached, rotate the tenderloin and sear for an additional 5 minutes or until 135° F is reached.

  7. Remove tenderloin from grill and let rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!