These Smoker Recipes for Beginners are easy to make and made with simple ingredients. These 30 recipes are just what you need if you are new to using a smoker.

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We have recently starting using our smoker for many smoked recipes. The flavor is amazing and you will love how easy these recipes are. We use a wood chips smoker, but you can also use a pellet grill for these recipes.

Best Smoker Recipes

If you have recently purchased a smoker, then you are going to love these simple recipes. We love making queso, side dishes, and our holiday turkey for a crowd pleasing meal.

1. Smoked Meatloaf

This smoked meatloaf is loaded with flavor. Use hickory, mesquite, or cherry wood chips for amazing flavor.

Smoked Meatloaf
Take your classic meatloaf recipe to the next level and make Smoked Meatloaf. It is full of amazing smoky flavor and is easy to make.
Smoked Meatloaf

2. Smoked Hot Dogs

Instead of cooking your hot dogs on a charcoal grill, smoke them. They turn out so delicious.

Smoked Hot Dogs
Take your classic hot dog to the next level with this Smoked Hot Dogs recipe. It is loaded with smoke flavor and perfect with your favorite toppings.
Smoked Hot Dogs

3. Smoked Shotgun Shells

These shotgun shells make the best appetizer.

Smoked Shotgun Shells
Smoked Shotgun Shells is a delicious appetizer recipe. Bacon-wrapped shells are cooked in the smoker for a crowd-pleasing recipe.
Smoked Shotgun Shells

4. Smoked Beef Brisket

Make this melt in your mouth brisket for a crowd pleasing recipe.

Smoked Brisket
Learn How to Make Smoked Brisket so it melts in your mouth. These easy steps will help you create a delicious brisket with simple seasoning.
Smoked Brisket

5. Smoked Turkey Breast Tenderloins

This recipe would be perfect for your Thanksgiving meal.

Smoked Turkey Breast Tenderloins
If you are looking for an easy way to make turkey breast tenderloin, then make it in your electric smoker. The smoking process is easy and it only takes less than 2 hours to prepare.
Smoked Turkey Breast Tenderloins

6. Smoked Ribeye

We love to make this ribeye for a date night in.

Smoked Ribeye
Cooking meat in the smoker allows for the meat to cook slowly and tender. The seasoning is simple which gives this ribeye steak so much flavor.
Smoked Ribeye

7. Smoked Italian Sausage

These Italian Sausage only take a few hours to cook.

Smoked Italian Sausage
The way the smoker leaves the sausage juicy on the inside with a crispy texture is why we love this recipe. The smoker cooks the Italian Sausage all the way through in about 2-3 hours.
Smoked Italian Sausage

8. Bacon Wrapped Smoked Pork Loin

This smoked pork loin is even better served with BBQ sauce. Add your favorite sides for an amazing meal idea.

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Pork Loin
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Pork Loin is loaded with flavor and easy to make. The smoker cooks the pork loin perfectly with simple ingredients.
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Pork Loin

9. Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin

Simple spices makes this pork loin so delicious.

Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin
If you're looking for an impressive meal to feed a crowd, try making this smoked pork tenderloin. The steps are easy, the ingredients are simple and the pork loin turns out so flavorful.
Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin

10. Smoked Beef Short Ribs

These ribs make a crowd pleasing meal idea.

Smoked Beef Short Ribs
The smoker allows for the ribs to cook slowly until they have the best flavor. The added dry rub will leave your friends and family wanting more.
Smoked Beef Short Ribs

11. Smoked Turkey Legs

All you need is a few simple seasoning to cook these turkey legs.

Smoked Turkey Legs
The smoked turkey drumsticks are brushed with melted butter and then seasoned with a simple dry rub.
Smoked Turkey Legs

12. Smoked Bacon

The savory flavor of the smoked bacon makes the best side.

Smoked Bacon
In this recipe, we made the process of making homemade smoked bacon simple by using already prepared bacon. The grocery store bacon smoke time is less than 30 minutes and has an amazing smoke flavor.
Smoked Bacon

13. Smoked Bologna

Add a delicious glaze to your smoked bologna recipe.

Smoked Bologna
Smoking the bologna gives it amazing flavor, the perfect score marks, and is easy to make.
Smoked Bologna

14. Smoked Chicken Breasts

I love to make smoked chicken for an easy weeknight meal.

Smoked Chicken Breasts
Smoked Chicken Breasts is a delicious way to cook juicy chicken that's seasoned perfectly. Simple easy chicken recipe that makes a perfect weeknight meal.
Smoked Chicken Breasts

15. Smoked Bone-In Turkey Breast

Add your favorite side dishes to serve with this turkey breast.

Smoked Bone-In Turkey Breast
The turkey came out so flavorful and juicy. Adding the delicious rub that is made with simple ingredients, made it that more delicious.
Smoked Bone-In Turkey Breast

16. Smoked Brats

These brats have amazing flavor and are easy to make.

Smoked Brats
Smoke bratwurst is full of juice and delicious flavor. You will love the smoke flavor and how easy they are to cook. They turn out with a crispy texture and juicy center.
Smoked Brats

17. Smoked Turkey

Take your holiday turkey to the next level with this easy recipe.

Smoked Turkey
The easy dry rub gives this turkey so much flavor and makes this the best smoked turkey recipe. We love the smoky flavor, the crispy texture, and the juicy center.
Smoked Turkey

18. Smoked Lasagna

You will never cook lasagna again after making this easy recipe.

Smoked Lasagna
The layers of cheese, noodles, and saucy beef make the perfect weeknight meal. You are going to love this flavor-packed smoker recipe with simple ingredients.
Smoked Lasagna

19. Smoked Potato Salad

This potato salad recipe is the perfect side dish with chunks of smoked potatoes and amazing flavor.

Smoked Potato Salad
Combining the soft potatoes with simple ingredients makes a delicious side dish that tastes amazing and is easy to make.
Smoked Potato Salad

20. Smoked Pizza

Each bite of this pizza recipe makes the best classic recipe.

Smoked Pizza
The crispy crust, cheesy toppings, and smoky flavor make this the best way to make a classic recipe.
Smoked Pizza

21. Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Make this smoked chicken with simple seasoning such as black pepper, oregano and salt.

Smoked Beer Can Chicken
This smoker recipe turns your whole chicken into an impressive recipe. The chicken cooks tender, juicy, and amazing smoky flavor. Adding the dry seasoning rub takes your chicken to a whole new level.
Smoked Beer Can Chicken

22. Smoked Corn on the Cob

This corn on the cob is sweet and smoky for the best side dish.

Smoked Corn on the Cob
This Smoked Corn on the Cob Recipe is made with simple seasoning and easy to make. Smoky-flavored corn makes the best side dish.
Smoked Corn on the Cob

23. Smoked Chicken Wings

Serve these chicken wings with amazing flavor.

Smoked Chicken Wings
The chicken wings are coated in a delicious dry rub and smoked to perfection with a crispy skin.
Smoked Chicken Wings

24. Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

These jalapeno poppers make the best appetizer.

Smoked Jalapeno Poppers
These poppers are simple to prepare and the smoker does all the work. They make the perfect appetizer for all your family gatherings.
Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

25. Smoked Cornish Hens

These Cornish hens are juicy, tender and full of flavor.

Smoked Cornish Hens
The meat turns our juicy, tender, and full of smoky flavor. You will love the taste and how simple these recipes are to make.
Smoked Cornish Hens

26. Smoked Brussel Sprouts

These brussel sprouts are loaded with flavor.

Smoked Brussel Sprouts
Adding the bacon makes it the ultimate vegetable recipe. The bacon fat gives the Brussel Sprouts amazing flavor.
Smoked Brussel Sprouts

27. Smoked Cream Cheese

Serve this smoked cream cheese with your favorite dippers.

Smoked Cream Cheese
This cream, delicious dip is seasoned with simple ingredients and placed in the smoker and cooked to perfection.
Smoked Cream Cheese

28. Smoked Mac and Cheese

We love this mac and cheese and it is made with 3 different types of cheeses.

Smoked Mac and Cheese
Take your macaroni and cheese to the next level and make smoked macaroni and cheese. It is made with three types of cheese to give it the best flavor and texture.
Smoked Mac and Cheese

29. Smoked Deviled Eggs

Make this classic recipe in the smoker.

Smoked Deviled Eggs
They are budget-friendly and can be made with simple ingredients. There are many recipes for deviled eggs, but this one is the ultimate way to make them.
Smoked Deviled Eggs

30. Smoked Pork Chops

Pork chops have never taste better when made in the smoker.

Smoked Pork Chops
Pork chops always turn out tender, juicy and packed with flavor. This Smoked pork chop recipe is a delicious dinner idea that is made with simple ingredients.
Smoked Pork Chops

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