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BBQ Brisket Pizza

BBQ Brisket Pizza

By Traeger Kitchen

Pizza goes best with brisket. These thick chunks of beefy brisket are sauced with Sweet & Heat BBQ sauce, topped with melty cheese, jalapeños, tomato, red onion, finished with fresh cilantro and baked over pecan for what's going to be your new favorite pizza.

Prep Time

1 Hours

Cook Time

20 Minutes




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
1 1/2 Cup warm water
2 packet active dry yeast
2 Tablespoon Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt
4 Cup flour
1/4 Cup olive oil or vegetable oil
As Needed cornmeal
1 Cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce
1/2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 Pound Leftover Brisket, Chopped
2 jalapeño, chopped
1/2 chopped red onion
3 diced Roma tomatoes
As Needed Traeger Prime Rib Rub
1/4 Cup cilantro, chopped
As Needed Ranch


  • 1

    For the Dough: Pour warm water into a bowl, add the yeast and stir gently. Let sit for 5 minutes or until it starts to foam. Stir in sugar, oil and salt. Add flour and combine until the dough forms a ball.

  • 2

    Brush a large bowl lightly with olive oil and place the dough inside. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit until the dough has doubled in size (approximately one hour).

  • 3

    For the pizza: Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 4 to 5 times. Let rest for 15 minutes.

  • 4

    Cut the dough in half. Gently stretch dough by draping over knuckles into two 12-inch circles, approximately 1/4” in thickness. Transfer to a pizza peel or the bottom side of a sheet pan that has been generously sprinkled with cornmeal.

  • 5

    Spread 1 cup of Traeger Sweet Heat BBQ sauce evenly over each round of pizza dough.

  • 6

    Add 1/2 cup cheese to each pizza. Chop the brisket and spread over the cheese. Top with red onion, tomato, and jalapeños.

  • 7

    Sprinkle a layer of the Traeger Prime Rib rub over the pizzas.

  • 8

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 9

    Move pizzas to the grill with the pizza peel or the bottom side of a sheet pan. Slide pizza directly onto the grill grate. Cook for 15 to 25 minutes, rotating pizza every 5 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 10

    Remove pizza and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

  • 11

    Finish with chopped cilantro and drizzle with ranch. Enjoy!

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