How To Make Stuffing On A Big Green Egg

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Stuffing.  Just saying that word makes me drool.  I love all stuffing so much that I eat it in between stuffing holidays. I eat stuffing for fun.  I’m a stuffing connoisseur.

How To Make Stuffing On A Big Green Egg

For this recipe we add some smoke fun and Big Green Egg flavors to apple stuffing and keep it simple with salt and pepper for the seasoning.

Printable Big Green Egg Stuffing Recipe

Yield: Feeds 6-8 people

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 25-35 Minutes (depending on desired doneness)

Cook Temp: 450˚F - Direct Heat


Measure   Ingredient                                                                         Prep Notes      
1 loaf            Italian Bread, fresh, cubed                                      Approx 8 cups                
½ stick          Butter, Salted                                                           
1 cup            Onion, White                                                                  Diced
2 cups           Celery, with leaves                                                      Diced
1 cup            Carrots, Large                                                                Diced
3 cups           Apples, Red                                                                    Diced
2 cups           Stock, chicken                                               
½ tbsp          Sage, Fresh, Chopped                                   
1 sprig          Thyme, Fresh, picked                                                                   
To Taste       Salt, Kosher

To Taste       Pepper, Black, Ground                                  



Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Prep all ingredients as shown above
 To Light Your Big Green Egg…
Stir charcoal in the Big Green Egg and Top off with Fresh Charcoal, move charcoal pile to one side to create that Dual Zone or Indirect Setup
Clean out ash pit if needed
Open Bottom vent and top vent for maximum air flow during startup process
Make a well towards the one side of the Egg and ignite the charcoal using speedilight starters or an EGGniter
Heat to pit temp of 450˚ F and hold
Add the BGE Dutch Oven while grill is reaching temp
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome.  Close Bottom vent while dome is open
Add the butter and allow to melt
Add the onions and saute until soft (2 minutes)
Add the celery, carrots and apples.  Open the lower vent, close the dome and cook until softened (5 minutes)
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome.  Close Bottom vent while dome is open
Add the sage and thyme and mix well to bloom the herbs (1 minute)
Add the bread and mix into the vegetables
Add the stock, allow it to soak into the bread and stir well to combine the bread and stock
Open the lower vent, close the dome and cook for 10 minutes to start the stuffing
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome.
Add the lid to the dutch oven, offset, as shown in the video
Add 1-2 handfuls of Pecan chips to the charcoal and close the dome.  Be sure to open the lower vent while smoking with wood chips
Chips should smoke for 7 minutes.  Once the smoking has stopped, time to check the stuffing
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome.  Using heat proof gloves, remove the dutch oven lid and store
Mix the stuffing well, season and mix to combine
Close the egg, make sure the bottom vent is adjusted and cook to your desired doneness
** leave the lid off the dutch oven
Using tongs and heat proof gloves, remove the dutch oven and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 3-5 minutes
Prior to serving, add any final garnish or seasoning

Shopping List

Big Green Egg, Large                                                            Ace SKU – 8797946
Charcoal, Big Green Egg                                                      Ace SKU – 8697104
Big Green Egg, EGGniter                                                      Ace SKU - 8695330
Thermometer, Big Green Egg                                               Ace SKU – 8025749
Big Green Egg, Dutch Oven                                                  Ace SKU - 6470652
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                    Ace SKU – 8562050
Oink, 5280 Culinary                                                              Ace SKU – 8562043
Published on 10/20/2021.
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