The Big Green Egg kamado grill is the tool to magically transform your food by smoking, grilling, roasting and even baking. If you have cooked on one, then you understand. If you haven’t yet, then you definitely need to find out what it’s all about.

If you are looking for some inspiration for what to make, the best Big Green Recipes are right here. From the backyard cookouts to competitions, this is the tool to use that does it all in a surprisingly easy and efficient way. Now let’s get to the recipe roundup.

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Smoked Pork Butt (Pork Shoulder)

We all loved pulled pork. And there's no better way to make the most flavorful pulled pork than low and slow in the Big Green Egg. Pork Butt is an inexpensive cut that is super forgiving and a major crowd pleaser.
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Texas Style Smoked Brisket

The classic Texas smoked beef brisket that is quintessential barbecue. Melts in your mouth with the most amazing flavor. Simply seasoned with just salt and pepper, smoked on the Green Egg all day long with oak for smoke flavor. This is one recipe you will want to master.
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Smoked Pork Belly

If you love bacon, you will love pork belly that is seasoned sweet, salty with a little kick and smoked with apple wood until it is melt in your mouth tender. Slice and eat as is or crisp it up in a hot skillet for an even better bacon substitute that can be used in so many dishes.
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Smoked Tri-Tip

Oak smoked to perfection with indirect heat and then seared over the fire for a beautiful crust. This is the taste of California in a super juicy, tender and flavorful tri-tip steak.
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Smoked Prime Rib Roast

Crusty and flavorful bark surrounds a super tender perfectly medium-rare interior that just melts in your mouth. Once you try smoking your holiday prime rib, you may never go back after all of the compliments at the dinner table.
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Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

You won't be able to get enough of these sweet, sticky and smoky St. Louis-Style pork spare ribs. Ribs are a process that is a labor of love and totally worth it.
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Smoked Lamb Shoulder

Lamb shoulder is a lesser-known cut that you really want to try if you love smoked brisket and pork shoulder. Such great flavor and texture that is perfect slow-smoked and made into sandwiches, tacos or even a ragu.
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Grilled Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Mint Chimichurri

The rack is the filet mignon of lamb. Marinated with garlic and herbs, grilled to perfection and served with a bright and fresh mint chimichurri sauce.
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Bacon-Wrapped Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Each bite is juicy perfection that is bursting with flavor from the bacon, and the maple-bourbon glaze. So easy to make and ready in an hour and a half.
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Garlic-Rosemary marinated grilled flap steak

Grilled Flap Steak with Shallot-Garlic-Rosemary Marinade

Flap steak is a lesser-known cut that is fairly inexpensive, but super tender and flavorful. It loves a quick marinade and grills up quickly. Always slice along the grain for tender results.
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BBQ Chicken

This is BBQ Chicken perfection. The chicken is halved for easy handling and even cooking, dusted with a dry rub, seared on the egg then moved to the cooler side to cook to juicy perfection and topped with a sticky-sweet BBQ sauce.
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Grilled Short Ribs

While short ribs are great braised until they fall apart they are also wonderful with a BBQ spice rub and quickly grilled to medium rare.
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Smoked Whole Chicken

Brined, spice-crusted and applewood smoked to perfection. Smoking a whole chicken is just so rewarding and can be used for so many things. Just be sure to cook more than one at a time so you can eat it all week.
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smoked turkey breast with honey glaze

Smoked Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze

Brined, smoked and glazed with a tangy honey-brown sugar glaze. It's a little like a smoked ham with all those wonderful sweet and smoky holiday flavors that elevates turkey.
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Simple Smoked Salmon

This is how to hot smoke salmon that is super easy and so delicious. First, quickly dry brined with salt and brown sugar, then smoked to perfection with Alder wood. It's the perfect texture of salmon but with a hint of smoke.
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Smoked Turkey

Your holiday is calling for smoking a turkey and this is the one you want to do. Brining is essential when smoking a turkey to keep it super juicy and will add tons of flavor. The color you will get on the smoked bird will make it look like it belongs on a magazine cover.
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Grilled Heirloom Tomato Pizza

Grilled Heirloom Tomato Pizza

You can get a pizza stone accessory, or cook pizza right on the grill grates of the Green Egg.
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Crispy Skin Grilled Salmon

The no flip method of grilling salmon in the Big Green Egg yields to the crispiest salmon skin that is super easy to make.
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Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is the filet mignon of pork, but is very inexpensive and in many ways equally satisfying. This cut is first brined to keep it super juicy, then dusted with a flavorful dry rub and smoked to perfection in less than 90 minutes.
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Double Smoked Ham

Most ham comes pre-smoked, but the flavor is subtle. Warming it up in the Big Green Egg with more smoke instead of in the oven will take it to another level of flavor. This version is finished with a pineaple-brown sugar glaze and slices of grilled pineapple. It all just bursts with flavor.
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