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Easy Traeger Wood Pellet Grill Recipes

These easy Traeger recipes are going to have you firing up your grill all year round! With an extensive collection of over 100 family-tested and approved recipes, you’ll be putting those pellets on order by the case.

We LOVE our Pellet Grills.

These grills are super easy to use, provide delicious wood-fired flavor, and have become an indispensable part of our family kitchen.

These grills are an investment, but it has been more than worth it for us just in the money we save on take-out.

Easy Traeger Recipes

Here you will find the collection of our favorite, tested, tried-and-true Traeger Grill recipes. From our kitchen/deck/patio to yours.

My recipes are home-tested, tried-and-true family favorites that have gotten rave reviews! Never wonder, “What’s for dinner?” again!

Popular Traeger Recipes

The recipes below are some of the most popular Traeger recipes on OWYD, and happen to be some of our favorites as well. If you scroll to the bottom of the page you’ll see my comprehensive list of all the Traeger recipes on the site. You can also use the search bar to find just what you are looking for, and if it isn’t here yet please leave me a comment, email, or a tweet! We take requests!

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Traeger Beef Jerky

Traeger Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky is expensive, and the store-bought varieties are generally filled with a bunch of preservatives and other undesirable things. You can make your own in a few hours with a Traeger smoker, and it is the best beef jerky ever.

Smoked Prime Rib Recipe

Traeger Prime Rib Roast

Who knew prime rib could be made better? Traeger, I guess, because I’ve never had a better prime rib than I do off of our pellet grills. Smoked Prime Rib is a delicacy, and you need it in your life.

Want to REALLY take it up a notch? Try a Wagyu Prime Rib from Snake River Farms!

Traeger Tri-Tip

One of our favorite cuts of meat over wood-fire! Cut across the grain, and get ready for something really amazing.

More Traeger Beef Recipes here!

Traeger Grilled Pork Chops on a plate with asparagus

Traeger Grilled Bone-in Pork Chops

These pork chops stay tender and juicy and are so full of flavor! I never want pork chops another way. These are consistently one of my most popular Traeger recipes.

Grilled Sheet Pan Fajitas

Traeger Grilled Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet pan meals are some of my favorites, and a great way to feed a big family without a bunch of work. Slap all of these ingredients on a big sheet pan and get cooking some of the best fajitas you have ever eaten.

Perfect Grilled Asparagus

Perfect Grilled Asparagus

This recipe was originally made on a regular gas grill, but we’ve switched exclusively to the Traeger Pellet Grill for this now and it adds SUCH great flavor to this recipe!

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Traeger Grilled Whole Chicken

Traeger whole chicken is the first recipe they tell you to make when you buy a new Traeger grill, and I can see why. It is easy, delicious, and pretty fool-proof. For the juiciest, most flavorful chicken you’ve ever had, look no further.

Traeger Garlic Marinated Chicken Kabobs

Traeger Garlic Marinated Chicken Kabobs

Chicken kabobs are a favorite of many of us, and now you can make them Traeger style! The marinade is killer, and something you’ll be whipping up alllll the time.

Traeger Chicken Wings

The best of all wings is a smoked wing. You need these in your life, and stat. They are super easy, and you will definitely want these all the live long day because like WHOA.

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Traeger Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon

Traeger Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon

Yup. You read that right. Smoked. Candied. Bacon. With a kick. Bring a whole pan of this to a church potluck and watch everyone freak out.

Traeger Bacon Sausage Bites

Traeger Bacon Sausage Bites

If your potluck friends didn’t freak out enough about that spicy candied bacon, they definitely will when you bring them a big tray of these bacon sausage bites.

Spicy Yaki Udon

Spicy Yaki Udon

This is featuring that awesome Traeger Grilled Pork Chop that I linked to above! If you can find fresh udon noodles, DO IT because they are legit!

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Traeger Pulled Pork

If you think you’ve had pulled pork before and it was the crockpot variety? You haven’t really had pulled pork.

Traeger Smoked Meatballs

Traeger Smoked Meatballs

These homemade meatballs have a smoke ring that will rival any down south. There’s no meatball like a smoked meatball! Try it today!

Traeger Smoked Salsa Verde

Traeger Smoked Salsa Verde

Speaking of sauces, if you like salsa you need to get your hands on some fresh tomatillos and peppers and put some smoke on those and get blending. This Traeger Salsa Verde was one of my favorite homemade salsas last year!

Traeger Bacon

Smoked bacon cooked on the smoker? Ummm okay. It sounds like it would be overkill, but it is JUST the right kind of kill. 😀 I LOVE this bacon. I can’t wait to try it on some homemade Traeger-smoked bacon too!

Traeger Smoked Turkey

Traeger Smoked Turkey

Turkey dinner is my favorite of all dinners, and this Traeger Smoked Turkey was one of my favorite turkeys that I’ve ever had. SO juicy and delicious!

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

Shrimp on the barbey isn’t anything new, but I didn’t really understand the draw until I had a wood-fired shrimp. This easy shrimp has some smoke added to it and simple seasonings and makes a perfect topping for a crisp salad.

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp TACOS are so easy, and super fast! Grilled shirmp is done is about 10 minutes, and with the help of a high-quality seasoning mix you’ll have dinner ready in no time!

Traeger Grilled Cholula Buffalo Chicken

Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Yup. Buffalo chicken tenders. Forget the wings or the deep-fried mess, and get grilling! Buy your own buffalo sauce or make my favorite Cholula version (linked above!). Either way – you’re going to love these chicken tenders.

Traeger Smoked Buffalo Shrimp

Traeger Smoked Buffalo Shrimp

Smoked shrimp plus buffalo sauce? YES. All the yes. Faster than buffalo chicken wings, healthier than wings, and with the added benefit of that touch of Traeger smoke.

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Traeger Kalbi Beef Short Ribs

Traeger Kalbi Beef Short Ribs

Marinated Korean-style short ribs are grilled and served over rice! Cheater store-bought Kalbi marinade make this dinner the easiest you’ll make all week.

Traeger Smoked Shrimp

Traeger Teriyaki Grilled Shrimp

If you’ve made it this far, you’ve already read about my love of smoked shrimp. These teriyaki smoked shrimp are a regular on my spring and summer menu.

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