Smoked BBQ Brisket Recipe- Traeger Grills Collab

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May. 04, 2015

We've had a Traeger Gill for a little over 6 years and it really makes smoking and grilling easier. Check out more information about Traeger Grills here:


Brisket 7 Pound
For rub
Firmly packed light brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
Mustard powder 2 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 2 Tablespoon
Onion powder 1 Tablespoon
Paprika 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Kosher salt 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Dried thyme 1 Tablespoon
Butter 2 Tablespoon
All purpose seasoning 2 Tablespoon
For sauce
Apple cider vinegar 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Ketchup 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Molasses 2 Tablespoon
Worcestershire 3 Tablespoon
Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
Kosher salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. Prepare the rub by mixing together brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, kosher salt, thyme and all purpose seasoning.

2. Gently spread the rub all over the brisket, reserve 2 tablespoon of the rub for later. Pat the seasonings onto the brisket.

3. Load the grill and prepare it for cooking.



4. Place the brisket on the grill and smoke it for about 8 hours.

5. Cover the brisket in double layers of aluminium foil and place it back on the grill to cook for about 2 hours at 225 F.

6. Prepare the barbecue sauce with the all the ingredients of the sauce and 2 tablespoons of the rub. Set it aside.



7. Slice the brisket, drizzle some barbecue sauce and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 501Calories from Fat 291

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 822 mg34.25%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet