A good barbecue requires some real great tasting side dishes, so check out these BBQ Pit Boys style potatoes, covered with pepperoni and cheese, for your next barbeque food feast.


  • Raw Potatoes – 4 lbs for a faster cooking time you can parboil the potatoes
  • Onion – 1 large
  • Pepperoni – 1 lb
  • Beer – 1 can
  • Paprika – 1 tsp
  • Red Pepper Flakes – 1 tsp To Taste
  • Chili Powder – 1 tsp
  • Garlic Cloves – 2 or 3 To Taste
  • Brown Sugar – 1 Tbs
  • Louisiana Hot Sauce – To Taste - optional
  • Cooking Oil
  • Butter – 2 Tbs
  • Grated White Cheddar Cheese – ½ to ¾ lb or your favorite cheese
  • Black Iron skillet – 1


1. Set up your grill for indirect heat (hot coals on one side of the grill and no coals on the other side of the grill) – You’re looking for a grill temperature between 350 to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.


2. Place your skillet on the grill over indirect heat (side that has no coals) 3. Add enough oil to skillet to coat the bottom of the skillet 4. Slice your potatoes into bite size pieces and add them to the skillet 5. Slice your onion into medium to large pieces and layer them on top of the potatoes in the skillet 6. Cut your pepperoni into ¼ inch pieces and place them on top of the potatoes and onions 7. Add the following to the Skillet on top of the other ingredients
  • Garlic Cloves – 2 or 3 minced, To Taste
  • Brown Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Paprika – 1 Tbs
  • Red Pepper Flakes – 1 tsp, To Taste
  • Louisiana Hot Sauce – To Taste - optional
8. Do not stir just let cook in layers so the flavors melt down on top of the potatoes 9. Add the beer to the skillet – not too much, just enough to cover the bottom of the skillet - this helps steam the raw potatoes. You could also use water 10. Cover grill Cooking time will be roughly 1 Hour for raw potatoes 11. After 20 minutes Rotate the pan on the grill to get even heating and cooking Add 1 Tbs of butter to the pan 12. After 40 minutes Stir the potatoes and other ingredients to mix them together


13. After 1 Hour or when potatoes are tender Add ½ to ¾ pound of white Cheddar or your favorite grated cheese all over the top of the potatoes


14. Serve and Enjoy!