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eight smoked sausages on BBQ grill

Smoked Sausage

The Kitchen Bucket List wants to get you outdoors BBQ & Smoking.
This is a simple smoking recipe.
Enjoy sharing it with your family & friends.
Prep Time 0 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Resting Time 15 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine BBQ, Smoker
Servings 8 People


  • BBQ Grill or Smoker
  • Smoking Wood
  • Instant read thermometer or remote thermometer
  • BBQ tongs


  • 4 Bratwurst Sausages 5-6 oz (each)
  • 4 Mild Italian Sausages 5-6 oz (each)


The Smoke

  • Preheat Smoker or BBQ to 225 degrees F
  • BBQers, prepare BBQ for indirect cooking and add smoking wood
  • Place a drip pan under the grill with water
  • Once at 225 degrees F, place sausage on the grill. If you have a remote thermometer, place the probe in one of the sausages to gauge the temperature
  • Close the lid and cook for approximately 2 - 3 hours or until internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F
  • Once the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F, pull the sausages off the grill


  • Rest the sausages for 15 minutes (optional)
  • Serve and Enjoy!
Keyword barbecue, Big Green Egg, brat, bratwurst, easy smoked recipe, mild italian, sausage, Smoked