Favorite Beginner Blackstone Grill Recipes: A Guide for New Griddlers

Favorite Beginner Blackstone Grill Recipes: A Guide for New Griddlers

If you’ve recently joined the Blackstone grill family or are considering diving into the world of griddling, you’re in for a treat. The Blackstone grill is a versatile cooking tool that can handle everything from breakfast to dinner with ease. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite beginner recipes that are sure to get you comfortable and excited about using your Blackstone grill. Let’s fire it up!

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Why You’ll Love These Recipes

  • Easy to Follow: Perfect for beginners, with straightforward instructions.
  • Quick Cooking: Most recipes are ready in under 30 minutes.
  • Versatile: From breakfast to dinner, these recipes showcase the grill’s versatility.
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Favorite Beginner Blackstone Grill Recipes

1. Classic Smash Burgers


  • 1 pound ground beef (80/20)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Burger buns
  • Sliced cheese (optional)
  • Toppings: lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, etc.


  1. Preheat the Grill: Heat your Blackstone grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Form the Patties: Divide the ground beef into equal-sized balls (about 4-6, depending on desired size).
  3. Smash the Burgers: Place the beef balls on the hot grill and smash them flat with a spatula. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook and Flip: Cook for 2-3 minutes until crispy, then flip and add cheese if desired. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Assemble and Serve: Place the cooked patties on buns and add your favorite toppings. Serve hot.
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2. Grilled Breakfast Burritos


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cooked breakfast sausage or bacon
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Flour tortillas
  • Salsa, sour cream, and avocado for serving


  1. Preheat the Grill: Set your Blackstone grill to medium heat.
  2. Scramble the Eggs: In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour onto the grill and scramble until cooked.
  3. Heat the Tortillas: Warm the tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds on each side.
  4. Assemble the Burritos: Place scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, and cheese on each tortilla. Roll them up tightly.
  5. Grill the Burritos: Place the burritos on the grill seam-side down. Grill for 2-3 minutes per side until golden and crispy.
  6. Serve: Cut in half and serve with salsa, sour cream, and avocado.
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3. Chicken Fajitas


  • 1 pound chicken breast, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 packet fajita seasoning
  • Flour tortillas
  • Toppings: sour cream, guacamole, salsa, cheese


  1. Preheat the Grill: Heat your Blackstone grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the Chicken: Drizzle olive oil on the grill and cook the chicken strips for about 5-7 minutes until fully cooked.
  3. Add Vegetables: Add bell peppers and onions to the grill. Sprinkle fajita seasoning over everything and cook for another 5-7 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  4. Warm the Tortillas: Heat tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds on each side.
  5. Assemble and Serve: Serve chicken and vegetables on warm tortillas with your favorite toppings.

Tips for Success

  • Preheat Properly: Always preheat your grill to ensure even cooking.
  • Oil the Grill: Lightly oiling the grill helps prevent sticking and enhances flavor.
  • Stay Organized: Keep all your ingredients prepped and within reach for a smooth cooking process.


There you have it—three simple and delicious recipes to get you started on your Blackstone grill journey. These beginner-friendly recipes are a great way to familiarize yourself with the grill’s capabilities and build your confidence. Happy griddling!

If you try these recipes, let me know how they turned out in the comments below! And don’t forget to share your own favorite Blackstone grill recipes. Enjoy!

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