5 Holiday Foods You Didn't Know You Could Cook on the Grill

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These dishes are even more delicious with a good, smoky char

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

Fire up the grill (or grill pan) for extra flavor.

Deviled Eggs


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Why boil eggs when you can cook them on a grill or in a smoker? Sure, it takes longer, but the eggs will be infused with a bold smoky flavor that pairs well with the creamy, deviled filling. Click here for the recipe.

Brussels Sprouts

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A common side dish during the holidays, this version of Brussels sprouts is smoky, salty, and slightly charred. It might just make Brussels sprouts your new favorite vegetable. Click here for the recipe.

Green Bean Casserole


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If this onion-topped casserole is a staple on your holiday table, you have to try this version. Fresh green beans are grilled before being baked with mushroom soup. If you don’t have an outdoor grill, try giving them some char in an indoor grill pan. Click here for the recipe.

Gravy

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This simple recipe is genius; by leaving turkey stock or broth in a smoker before using it to make gravy, you’ll be able to create an incredibly flavorful accompaniment to your holiday meal. Click here for the recipe.

Bread Pudding

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Even dessert tastes better with a little bit of smoke; this sweet and tangy cranberry bread pudding proves it. Click here for the recipe.

A special thanks to Clint Cantwell, editor of Grilling.com for contributing the recipes used in this story.

Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal's Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.