Beef Dip Buns

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Makes: 6


  1. 1 top round roast (2 1/2 lb/1.25 kg)
  2. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  3. 1 tsp (5 mL) chili powder
  4. 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
  5. 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  6. salt and pepper to taste
  7. 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) beef broth
  8. 3/4 cup (175 mL) barbecue sauce
  9. 1/3 cup (75 mL) red wine
  10. 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  11. 1 garlic clove, minced
  12. 6 burger or kaiser buns, split and warmed


  1. Brush roast with olive oil; rub on the chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Set the roast on one side of barbecue preheated to medium-high. Turn the heat off under the roast, but leave the other flame on medium-high. Close lid and cook about 40 min., or until internal temperature reaches 145F (63C) for medium-rare or 160F (71C) for medium. Transfer roast to platter or cutting board and tent with foil 10 min.
  2. Meanwhile, make dipping sauce by combining beef broth, barbecue sauce, red wine, mustard and garlic in saucepan. Gently simmer 5 min.
  3. Thinly slice the beef, pile onto buns and serve with bowls of dipping sauce.

Tip: Also can use top sirloin roast.