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If you own a Traeger smoker grill, you’re probably always on the lookout for a diverse array of recipes that will enable you to use the smoker to its fullest. We definitely are. I mean, there are dozens of great foods you can make on the Traeger, and we don’t want to miss any!
This delicious collection of Traeger recipes will be a one you want to come back to over and over for all your favorites. So be sure to bookmark it so you can come back and try more recipes!
Whether you’re a seasoned pit master or a newcomer to the world of outdoor cooking, we want to load you up with recipes that bring the tantalizing aroma of smoke and the sizzle of perfectly seared meats and charred vegetables.
Did you know that Traeger created the original wood-pellet grill? The Pro Series 22 is the one most people choose because it’s compact, yet has plenty of space for cooking. You can use any type of wood pellets you like. See the Traeger Series 22 Grill on Amazon.
This Traeger Pork Loin is expertly seasoned with a blend of chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, and olive oil, then meticulously smoked to perfection. The result is a mouthwatering, tender pork loin infused with a delectable smoky flavor.
Traeger Grilled Chicken Thighs are a delicious and easy-to-make meal that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you are hosting a backyard barbecue or simply looking for a quick and tasty dinner these chicken thighs are sure to satisfy.
Traeger Carne Asada is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. The dish is made using beef that has been marinated in a mixture of spices and herbs before being smoked on a Traeger.
Smoked Pulled Pork Chili is the ultimate fusion of smoky flavors and mouthwatering tenderness in a bowl. This chili combines tender onions and celery with pinto beans, diced tomatoes, and spice in slow simmered perfection.
This Bacon-Wrapped Smoked Meatloaf has an irresistibly smoky flavor on the outside with a tender center. The bacon is weaved and wrapped around the meatloaf to create a beautiful crispy, caramelized exterior.
There's nothing quite like the heavenly aroma of Smoked Pork Belly filling your backyard as your smoker or pellet grill works its magic. The juiciness of the meat, combined with the perfect balance of salt, smoke, and tenderness is a true delight.
Smoked Baby Back Ribs are a delightful experience where the succulent meat just falls off the bone and each mouthful bursts with flavors that dance on your palate. It's the kind of meal that lingers in your memory long after the last bite.
Experience the mouthwatering delight of these quick and easy Smoked Pulled Pork Tacos. You really can't go wrong with tender, smoky pulled pork nestled in warm tortillas, all accompanied by pico de gallo and a burst of fresh flavors.
Slow-baked potatoes with crispy skin and a fluffy interior are a perfect side dish to serve with a grilled BBQ main course. Traeger Baked Potatoes are not just easy to make but are loaded with nutrients and flavor.
You’ll also need pellets for your smoker, if you’ve got a pellet grill like we do. Pellets come in many different types that you can choose from. I like to use hickory wood, or cherry wood pellets for mine. They also have a bourbon wood pellet that’s very good. My friend Todd swears by the Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey pellets.
Can I use a Traeger for cooking other types of food besides meat?
Yes, Traeger grills can be used to cook a variety of different foods, including vegetables, fruits, breads, and even desserts. Traeger offers a wide range of recipes that are specifically designed for their grills, including recipes for grilled pizza, smoked salmon, and roasted vegetables.
Do I need to use Traeger brand pellets in my grill?
No, you do not need to use Traeger brand pellets in your grill. However, Traeger does recommend using high-quality wood pellets that are made from 100% hardwood and contain no fillers or binders. This will help to ensure that you get the best possible flavor and performance from your grill.
How do I know when my food is done cooking on the Traeger?
The best way to know when your food is done cooking on the Traeger is to use an instant-read thermometer. This will allow you to check the internal temperature of the food to ensure that it has reached a safe temperature for consumption. Traeger offers recommended cooking temperatures for a variety of different types of meat, as well as other foods like vegetables and fruits.
More Traeger Information
With a Traeger grill, you’re not limited to the traditional grilling experience; the more you learn about a the grill, the more you’ll realize that it’s not just a cooking appliance. Since things are ever changing it’s always good to keep reading up on new products and new ways to doing things.
With that in mind we have added some non-recipe articles that might help further your Traeger journey.
Angie is a dedicated grilling aficionado who has experimented with a wide variety of techniques, equipment, and ingredients, to discover the endless possibilities of flavors and textures that grilling can achieve.