The Big Green Egg is an iconic Kamado-style ceramic smoker that symbolizes culinary mastery, revolutionizing grilling, smoking, and baking.

From succulent barbecued meats, including beef to bacon, to perfectly charred vegetables, from delectable seafood delights to mouthwatering desserts, let’s unlock the secrets to becoming a Big Green Egg Barbecue Guru with 25 of the best big green egg recipes.

1.   Grilled Asparagus

Grilled asparagus is a vibrant springtime delicacy and making it in a big green egg makes it a healthy, standalone vegetable delight. Peeled and trimmed asparagus spears are tenderly grilled, imparting a subtle smokiness with hints of sweet notes.

With simple preparation and minimal ingredients, this recipe allows asparagus’s natural beauty to shine through. Finely chopped hard-boiled eggs add a creamy texture and richness, elevating the dish to new heights.

2.   Ribeye Steaks on The Big Green Egg

Calling all steak lovers to try this big green egg twist on ribeye steak to ensure perfectly cooked meat with a charcoal flavor sealing in all the juices, ensuring a tender texture.

Rib-eye steak is first seasoned with soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce, followed by a coating of steak rub, then grilled to perfection with garlic-thyme butter. The recipe is simple to follow and produces restaurant-quality steak guaranteed to impress.

3.   Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos with Chipotle Cream Sauce

This recipe is a seafood enthusiast’s fantasy and a taco lover’s dream come true, combining the succulent flavors of Mahi Mahi with the smoky heat of the chipotle cream sauce.

Tender mahi-mahi filets are marinated in lime juice and seasonings and grilled to perfection in a big green egg. The tacos are topped with shredded cabbage, pickled jalapeños, and creamy chipotle sauce. Serve as a delicious summer barbecue treat or simply a tasty, healthy meal, these tacos are sure to impress.

4.   Grilled Pizza on A Big Green Egg

Grilling pizza in big green egg adds a smoky and charred flavor to the crust, making it a delightful variation of the classic oven-baked pizza. This easy grilled pizza recipe features a store-bought or homemade pizza dough base, topped with shredded mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce, hot pickled peppers, and pepperoni or salami.

Whether hosting an outdoor picnic or planning a fun family dinner, this big green egg grilled pizza recipe is ideal for all occasions.

5.   Beer Can Chicken – Big Green Egg

Beer Can chicken cooked on the Big Green Egg combines the flavors of tender chicken, a savory spice rub, and the creative cooking method of using a beer can that seals the meat with moisture and rich flavors. Grilling a whole chicken with an open beer can inside its cavity is a culinary advancement akin to time travel if you ask me.

A steaming beer helps make it moist and tender by cooking evenly. It’s a fantastic recipe for any grilled food enthusiast looking to elevate their barbecue game.

6.   Blueberry French Toast Casserole on The Big Green Egg

Elevate your breakfast game with this Blueberry French Toast Casserole cooked on The Big Green Egg. This savory breakfast toast combines the rich flavors of bread, sausage, and blueberries, all soaked in a creamy custard-like egg, butter, and milk mixture and then cooked to perfection in the iconic Big Green Egg grill. The ultimate breakfast treat that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight!

7.   How to Grill Burgers on Big Green Egg (Kamado)

Allow the Big Green Egg, known for its versatility and superior heat retention, to elevate your burger game. These mouthwatering burgers are made with a blend of 80% lean beef / 20% fat, seasoned with an irresistible combination of Mesquite and Cow Lick seasonings.

Add a sprinkle of Bayou-ish Blackening Seasoning for extra flavor. Grilled to perfection on the Big Green Egg with the lid closed, these burgers are juicy, flavorful, and guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

8.   Butterflied Big Green Egg Potatoes

Prepare to be amazed by the aroma of Butterflied Big Green Egg Potatoes. These gourmet spuds are sliced part-way through, stuffed with garlic, butter, and seasonings, and perfectly grilled. With their impressive presentation and delectable taste, these potatoes are a surprise addition to your backyard feast. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat them to enjoy the crispy texture.

9.   Big Green Egg Chicken Wings Recipe

If you’re a grilled food fanatic or simply looking for a delicious Gameday snack, you’re in for a treat! Combining smoky spices, a blend of tangy sauces, and the unique cooking technique using the Big Green Egg grill, these chicken wings offer a delightful explosion of flavors that will please both mild and spicy food enthusiasts. Want to add a twist? Drizzle a dash of BBQ sauce for a heat kick. So, fire up your grill, and let’s dive into this lip-smacking recipe.

10.Chicken And Seafood Paella

Imagine a big, wide platter combining succulent chicken thighs, vibrant seafood, and aromatic spices cooked with flavorful paella rice. This Chicken and Seafood Paella recipe is perfect for anyone looking to indulge in diverse Mediterranean cuisine with a vibrant and hearty meal.

The combination of tender chicken, juicy prawns, and delicate squid, along with the rich flavors of chorizo and saffron-infused rice, makes it a crowd-pleaser that will leave your guests begging for seconds.

11.Big Green Egg Chili Recipe

Craving comfort food to warm your soul on a chilly evening? The Big Green Egg Chili is hearty and flavorful, featuring ground chuck, Italian sausage, and a medley of aromatic spices alongside diced tomatoes and liquid.

This recipe uses an innovative cooking method with a Big Green Egg, infusing the chili with a subtle smoky flavor. With bold flavors, rich textures, and a hint of heat, this chili is perfect for meat lovers and chili addicts.

12.Grilled Fish Tacos

When craving something light and nutritious but still packs a flavor punch, turn to these Grilled Fish Tacos. These delightful tacos feature marinated-to-perfection grilled fish, tangy cabbage slaw, and a zesty sauce, all wrapped in a warm tortilla.

Feel free to spice things up with minced jalapeno when making the sauce. Perfect for seafood enthusiasts, taco lovers, and those seeking a healthy and satisfying on-the-go snack, these Grilled Fish Tacos are sure to hit the spot.

13.Smoked Beef Short Ribs – Grilled Short Ribs on The Big Green Egg

If you’re a meat lover and always looking for excuses to fire up your grill, this easy recipe for Smoked Beef Short Ribs is tailor-made for you. Imagine succulent and tender ribs infused with smoky flavors through a slow and careful big green egg smoking process.

Coated in a savory BBQ rub and basted in a delightful combination of beef broth, red wine, and Worcestershire sauce, these ribs delight meat lovers. The final touch of melted butter adds a luxurious glaze that further enhances the flavors.

14.Big Green Egg Million Dollar Chicken

Get ready to savor a luxurious dining experience with Big Green Egg Million Dollar Chicken. This recipe features tender, roasted whole chicken infused with the zesty notes of lemon and the richness of creme fraiche.

Cooked to perfection on the renowned Big Green Egg, with aromatic garlic, fresh thyme, and a hint of Harissa, this chicken is a true feast for the senses. Serve it with delectably soaked sourdough bread and a drizzle of the luscious creme fraiche sauce.

15.Big Green Egg Sausage Roll Recipe

Start your day with these Big Green Egg Sausage Rolls, a delicious breakfast treat that combines savory sausage and melted cheese encased in fluffy bread. Cooked on a Big Green Egg with a plate setter and served hot with a buttery finish, it’s the perfect meal for breakfast, brunch, or any time you want something satisfying and filling. Don’t miss out on this delicious recipe that promises to satisfy your cravings and elevate your breakfast game.

16.Smoked Brisket on the Big Green Egg

Smoked Brisket on the Big Green Egg is a perfect treat for meat lovers and barbecue enthusiasts. With a savory dry rub and slow smoking process, this recipe promises fork-tender, juicy, and flavor-packed results.

Make sure a disposable drip pan is placed beneath the brisket before you cook it. When the brisket is finished cooking, you can use the drip pan drippings as a baste. So, gather your family and friends, fire up the grill, and enjoy a mouthwatering feast.

17.Smoked Mac and Cheese on The Big Green Egg

Let’s dive into the mouthwatering flavors of Smoked Mac and Cheese – A Big Green Egg recipe twist on a classic comfort food that combines creamy macaroni and a blend of cheeses alongside cream cheese with a subtle smoky infusion.

Cooked with the convEGGtor set for indirect cooking this mac and cheese recipe is perfect for grilling enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates a hearty and flavorful dish. Serve it alongside a crisp green salad, roasted vegetables, or even grilled meats for a satisfying meal.

18.Smoking Salmon on the BGE

Master the art of smoking Salmon in the Big Green Egg with this delicious Dry-Brined Smoked Salmon recipe. Salmon is brined to perfection with kosher salt, garlic, brown sugar, ginger, ground white pepper and bay leaf, resulting in a tender and flavorful dish infused with warm smoky notes.

Learn how to apply the brine, refrigerate the Salmon, and smoke it to perfection. Serve it as a standalone dish or incorporate it into salads, sandwiches, or pasta.

19.Stuffed Peppers

One glance at a plate of Stuffed Peppers, and you’ll be captivated by the stunning display of vibrant colors. With a pop of orange, green, yellow, and red, these stuffed beauties are a feast for the eyes and taste buds.

Jam-packed with a savory mixture of ground beef, vegetables, and bold spices, these big green egg stuffed peppers are a delightful treat for family dinners, potlucks, or backyard BBQs. They are also an excellent excuse to sneak extra veggies into your daily diet.

20.Big Green Egg Stuffed Zucchini

The Big Green Egg Stuffed Zucchini is a tantalizing grilled dish that combines the best summer flavors. With zucchini as the vessel and a delectable mixture of sausage, and goat cheese stuffing, infused with a Mediterranean-inspired rub, this stuffed zucchini recipe will elevate your direct grilling game to new heights. With an exquisite blend of textures and flavors, this recipe truly celebrates summer produce and grilling joys.

21.Fire Roasted Vegetable Lasagna on the Big Green Egg

Savor the satisfying flavors of Fire Roasted Vegetable Lasagna featuring fire-roasted vegetables, creamy spinach provolone sauce, and a cheesy ricotta filling, all layered between tender lasagna noodles.

Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a delightful twist on a classic dish, this lasagna will hit the spot. With its robust flavors and comforting textures, this lasagna is perfect for cozy family dinners, special occasions, or even potluck gatherings.

22.Roasted Cauliflower with Truffle, Soy, and Black Sesame Dressing

Prepare to be mesmerized by a captivating blend of roasted cauliflower, truffle, soy, and black sesame dressing designed to delight your senses. This exquisite dish combines the earthy sweetness of cauliflower with the luxurious essence of truffle that perfectly complements the umami flavor of sauce and the nutty aroma of black sesame. You can create a show-stopper culinary masterpiece with a few simple instructions that will leave your guests in awe.

23.Mini Roasties

Let’s dive into the world of Mini Roasties, a mouthwatering side dish that will elevate your BBQ. The crispy exterior and soft, fluffy interior of these big green egg grilled mini potatoes create a delightful contrast of textures, making them an instant hit with kids and adults alike.

This delectable vegetable dish is a fantastic addition to any BBQ spread, complementing a variety of grilled meats, vegetables, or even as a standalone snack.

24.Smoked Queso Dip – Sausage Queso On The Grill

Picture this: Velveeta, Rotel, onions, taco meat, and peppers coming together in a cast-iron skillet, slowly sizzling away on your big green egg grill. The result? An irresistible dip!

Rich, smoky, and filled with cheesy goodness, this SMOKED QUESO DIP is the ultimate indulgence for any occasion. Enjoy with tortilla chips or your favorite dip snacks.

25.Maple Bourbon Beef Ribs

If you’re a fan of tender, juicy ribs with hints of smoky notes with subtle sweetness, this Maple Bourbon Beef Ribs recipe is tailor-made for you. The combination of sweet maple syrup, smoky spices, and the warmth of bourbon whiskey creates a flavor profile that will leave your taste buds singing. This slow-cooked big green egg recipe will elevate your barbecue game and leave you craving more.

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