Smoked Short Rib Pizza

Smoked Short Rib Pizza

  • BBQ Type: Grill
  • Fuel: Charcoal
  • Cooking Time: 5 h to 5 h 30 min
  • 4 to 6 portions


Short Ribs

  • Beef short ribs, 2-bone rack
  • 1 tbsp - Salt
  • 1 tbsp - Black pepper
  • ½ tbsp - Garlic powder
  • ¾ cup - Stubb's Original Bar-B-Q Sauce
  • Hickory wood chunks for smoking


  • Pizza dough
  • ¼ cup - Pizza flour
  • ½ cup - Pizza sauce
  • 2 cup - Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ¼ White onion, sliced
  • 1 Jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • ½ cup - Crumbled bacon
  • 3 tbsp - Stubb's Original Bar-B-Q Sauce


  1. Preheat you grill for indirect cooking at 275°F;
  2. Season the short ribs on both side with salt, black pepper and garlic powder; Place the ribs in your grill over indirect heat and toss a few wood chunks onto hot coals for smoking; Close the lid and cook for 2 hours at 275°F;
  3. Generously brush the ribs with ¾ cup of Stubb’s Original Bar-B-Q Sauce and wrap into aluminium foil; Place he ribs back into the grill for another 2 hours of indirect cooking at 275°F;
  4. Once the ribs are fully cooked, remove from the grill and let rest for about 20 minutes at room temperature; Using heat resistant kitchen gloves or 2 forks, pull the beef ribs apart into medium chunks and set aside for the pizza;
  5. Pour an additional chimney of hot coals in your grill and place a pizza stone in the center of the grill grate; Close the lid and preheat to 400°F;
  6. Flatten the pizza dough onto a floured surface; Turn and stretch with a dough roller to form a round pizza shape of about ½ inch thick; Transfer the dough to a lightly floured pizza peel; Top the pizza with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, jalapeños, onions, crumbled bacon and beef ribs chunks;
  7. Transfer the pizza to the pizza stone and cook for 10 to 15 minutes;
  8. Remove the pizza from the stone and pour a few lines of Stubb’s Original Bar-B-Q Sauce on top; Slice and serve.

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