My father is an excellent griller and lover of all things BBQ-ed so I thought I’d share his most recent culinary endeavors on his Big Green Egg. As many of you know, a Big Green Egg is a ceramic grill/smoker that cooks at high heat to sear the meats and keep them moist and flavorful. Here is Dad’s, aka Tropical Storm Eddie’s, Mesquite Smoked Beef Tenderloin.

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Mesquite Smoked Beef Tenderloin on the Big Green Egg


  • Author: Robyn
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Ingredients

  • Pre-soaked mesquite wood chips for 30 minutes.
  • Rub 2 tablespoons Stubb’s BBQ rub (or your own) on both sides of the meat.
  • Let the beef tenderloin sit out for around 30 minutes to get up to room temperature.
  • Preheat the Green Egg to 275 degrees.
  • Put the mesquite wood chips on the charcoal.
  • Put the meat on the grill.
  • Cook at 250 to to 275 degrees until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees ( Medium- Allow about 20 to 25 minutes per pound of meat.
  • Do not over cook because meat still continues to cook after you take it off the grill.)

Let the meat rest about 10 minutes before you slice in 1/4 to 3/8″ size pieces and serve with your favorite sides.


Like father like daughter.

Like father like daughter.

That’s my Dad! 🙂

Dad's mesquite smoked beef tenderloin.

Dad’s mesquite smoked beef tenderloin.