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Ultimate Guide To Traeger Wood-Pellet Grills

My Ultimate Guide to Traeger Wood-Pellet Grills! From common issues and mistakes to the best recipes to get you fired up and on the Traeger bandwagon. 

Ultimate Guide to Traeger Grilling

Where to buy a Traeger?

You can buy a Traeger in a lot of different places. They sell them at Costco, and a lot of Costco members like to take advantage of those deals (and that return policy), but there are a lot of other options if you want to pick up one of these versatile grills. 

In person – you can buy them at local hardware stores and places like Wilco or other farm/feed stores. These stores have competitive deals and prices. If you are waiting for a steal, watch for specials and/or close-out sales at the end of the grilling season.

Online – buying a grill online is simple, and is what we did for our last purchase. You can buy them from Amazon or directly from the Traeger website too. 

Traeger Grilled Filet Mignon

What Size Traeger Is Best?

My advice is always to go bigger than you think you’ll need, but to stay within a reasonable budget. You might not need the top top of the line, but I’ve never thought to myself, “Self. I wish I had LESS room to make food on my grill.” Not once. I know not all of you have a zillion mouths to feed, but still. Bigger is definitely better in the grill game. If you buy a small Traeger, make it your 2nd T and not your primary.

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Your First Traeger Cook

I always recommend something simple for your first cook. The Traeger road show reps and website love to recommend the Chicken Challenge, and that’s definitely a good plan. It was the thing we made first, and it immediately made us fall in love with the wood-pellet grill life. 

Traeger Grilled Chicken

If you aren’t feeling like dealing with a whole chicken at the moment, I’d recommend checking out our Traeger Teriyaki Smoked Shrimp or the big thick bone-in Traeger Grilled Pork Chop.

These recipes are simple and really hard to screw up and are always family favorites.

Traeger Smoked Shrimp

Traeger Teriyaki Smoked Shrimp

Traeger Grilled Pork Chops on a plate with asparagus

Traeger Grilled Pork Chops

Must-Have GEAR!

Traeger grills come with almost everything you need to get started, but you’ll quickly find yourself wanting some accessories to make things even better. Here are the ones I’d recommend getting right away.

SHELF

The first thing you have to get if your Traeger didn’t come with one is a shelf. I LOVE my front folding shelf on my Traeger, and it was really easy to install too. 

Buy a Shelf here!

Wireless Thermometer

Cooking over live fire means that you can really never just cook until a certain time has passed. You have to cook to temperature, instead. In order to do that and also be able to do some laundry, watch some tv, go putz around in the yard, or the millions of other things we might want to be doing that doesn’t involve babysitting the grill, a wireless thermometer with an alert when your food gets to temp is a life saver. 

Thermopro is the best thermometer I’ve found. I’ve tried all the budget version you can possibly find on Amazon, and none of them even come close to the Thermopro smoke. 

Get your wireless thermometer here!

BONUS WIFI GATEWAY

If adding the ability to monitor things from your cell phone is a feature you’d enjoy, you might just want to pickup the WIFI gateway. It works with the Smoke to make it connect to your phone. 

 

Thermopro Smoke and Gateway

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Common Questions When Getting Started

Q: Can I go to the store while I am grilling something?

A: Nope. You are cooking with live fire. Traegers are really reliable, but you still have an actual fire burning, and probably relatively close to your house. Make sure someone is home to watch it or send someone else to the store.

Q: Why did I get an LER error?

A: This means your fire went out, and the Traeger shut down. Some common causes of fires going out are when the pellets funnel and are no longer being fed into the hopper properly, there’s a clog in the feeder, your pellets are damp and/or mysterious reasons. 

If your fire goes out due to tunneling, you need to follow the directions that came with your grill to restart. 

Q: How to re-start your grill after it goes out because of pellets running out or funneling. 

A: This is one of the most common problems that people have with Traegers, and it is one of the easiest to prevent.

First, make sure to top off your pellets often, especially if you are running a smaller model. Top them off at the start of every cook, and again when you are checking on your food. I monitor my pellets just like a monitor my meat.

Second, check in on the pellets at least once an hour. Gently pat them down and level them off, and add some more pellets on the top to keep it full.

If the ship has sailed there, and your grill has an error due to funneling or running out of pellets, shut it off.

Next, you’ll need to remove your grill grates, the drip tray, and the top part of the fire box to expose the actual fire box. It will likely be filled with pellets. CAREFULLY remove all of those. There may still be some hot ones in there so use caution!

If you have a bunch of dust in the bottom of your grill, go ahead and vacuum that out too. That’s dangerous and you want to clean that periodically.

Once your fire box is fee of all pellets, the dust is gone, and things are right with the world again, LEAVE YOUR GRILL apart and turn your grill onto smoke and watch it. If you truly ran out of pellets, you may have to turn it up to high to get the auger moving and pellets running through to the fire pit. Once you see pellets dropping in the fire pit, turn it back down to smoke. 

I always wait until I SEE actual smoke before I put things back together, but your mileage may vary. 

Q: Can I use another brand of pellets?

A: I think it is possible, but we haven’t run any other brands through our machine. I’ve heard word that it may void the warranty, and we’ve been so happy with the variety and availability of Traeger pellets I haven’t found a need to stray yet.

Choose Your Own Adventure

Click through for recommendations for my favorite Traeger Recipes in all different categories. You’re going to find something for everyone here in this ever-expanding, all-encompassing list of the Best Traeger Recipes on the net! Or at least on this site.

Ultimate Traeger Recipe List

These easy Traeger recipes are suitable for any experience level, and are family-tested and approved!

Traeger Grilled Croutons

Traeger Grilled Croutons

Traeger grilled croutons are an easy and delicious way to use up bread that is a little past its prime, and they taste fabulous!

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Traeger Grilled Blackened Fish Tacos

Traeger Grilled Blackened Fish Tacos

These easy Traeger grilled blackened fish tacos are an easy and healthy way to add some more fish in your family's diet! Super flavorful and fresh.

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Traeger Wood-Fired Spinach Artichoke Dip

Traeger Wood-Fired Spinach Artichoke Dip

This cheesy homemade Traeger Spinach Artichoke Dip is full of amazing cheeses, artichoke hearts, and sauteed spinach. The dip base is cream cheese, sour cream, and mayo.

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Smoked Salmon Scramble

Smoked Salmon Scramble

My smoked salmon scramble is rich and fluffy scrambled eggs mixed in with hot smoked salmon and all the cheese. You're going to love this on a toasted bagel or an English muffin!

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Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

This homemade eggs benedict has a heaping helping of Traeger smoked salmon and lots of creamy homemade hollandaise sauce.

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Teriyaki Smoked Salmon

Teriyaki Smoked Salmon

This tender hot smoked salmon is coated in teriyaki sauce and smoked on the Traeger wood-pellet grill!

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Traeger Baked Beans with Brisket

Traeger Baked Beans with Brisket

These delicious homemade baked beans feature copious amounts of homemade brisket it the match to give it an extra meaty, smokey flavor that you'll be tempted to make into a meal.

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Garlic Dill Smoked Salmon

Garlic Dill Smoked Salmon

Fresh salmon is brined and then smoked on a wood-pellet grill with garlic dill seasoning!

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Smoked Brisket

Smoked Brisket

My easy smoked brisket recipe is cooked on a Traeger wood-pellet grill, and is one of the best meals I've ever had. Simple seasonings and attention to detail make for a piece of meat you won't soon forget.

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Shortcut Smoked Pulled Pork

Shortcut Smoked Pulled Pork

My shortcut pulled pork has all of the flavor of the traditionally smoked pork shoulder, but cuts HOURS off of the overall cook time. Take your pulled pork and fast-forward it, without sacrificing any flavor.

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Traeger Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

Traeger Smoked Jalapeno Poppers

These classic jalapeno poppers are smoked on a Traeger wood-pellet grill, and wrapped in bacon to make the traditional popper pop a little more.

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Traeger Lobster Rolls

Traeger Lobster Rolls

Deliciously bright and tender Traeger Lobster Rolls feature Traeger Grilled Lobster Tails, ALLLLL the lobster meat, and a fresh sauce.

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Togarashi Smoked Salmon

Togarashi Smoked Salmon

Fresh salmon is brined and then smoked on a wood-pellet grill with fresh lemon pepper seasoning!

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Traeger Grilled Crab Legs

Traeger Grilled Crab Legs

These easy and delicious Traeger Grilled Crab Legs cook in about 30 minutes, are seasoned with garlic, Old Bay, and lots of butter, and a shot of wine.

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Traeger Brisket Chili

Traeger Brisket Chili

Delicious hearty chili is made even better with the addition of leftover Traeger-smoked brisket. Use your favorite beans and your favorite toppings to make this chili your own!

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Traeger Apple Crisp

Traeger Apple Crisp

This delicious apple crisp is baked right on your Traeger wood-fired grill, includes enough dessert to feed your entire crowd, and is topped with a sweet, crunchy, oat topping.

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Traeger Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Traeger Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

This tender Traeger bacon-wrapped shrimp are one of my favorite appetizers for the spring and summer months! Cookouts, potlucks, family gatherings, or just a regularly old day - your family will adore this flavor-packed shrimp appetizer!

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Traeger Smoked Ham

Traeger Smoked Ham

Delicious double-smoked and maple-glazed ham is a super simple pellet-grill recipe that is one of my favorite ways to enjoy ham!

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Lemon Pepper Smoked Salmon

Lemon Pepper Smoked Salmon

Fresh salmon is brined and then smoked on a wood-pellet grill with fresh lemon pepper seasoning!

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Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

These delicious grilled chicken leg quarters are coated in copious amounts of seasoning rub, and then grilled on my wood-pellet grill. Tender, juicy, and super flavorful; your whole family is going to LOVE this economical meal!

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Traeger Grilled Filet Mignon

Traeger Grilled Filet Mignon

These delicious filet mignons are quickly grilled on the Traeger wood-pellet grill, and then served hot with your favorite sides!

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Traeger Grilled Lobster Tail

Traeger Grilled Lobster Tail

This Traeger Grilled Lobster Tail is quick to make, and fancy enough to serve your sweetheart for a fancy home-cooked Valentine's Day or special birthday dinner.

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Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip

Easy Smoked Salmon Dip is made with hot smoked salmon, cream cheese, and other common household staples you probably have laying around right now.

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Traeger Grilled Hanger Steak

Traeger Grilled Hanger Steak

This Traeger grilled hanger steak is not only one of my favorite cuts of beef, but also one of my favorite ways to cook steak, period. This cut is much more economical than tenderloin, but nearly matches it in flavor and tenderness.

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Traeger Smoked Cornish Hens

Traeger Smoked Cornish Hens

These easy smoked Cornish hens are the perfect size to split between two people, or keep one all for yourself! Use your favorite seasoning rub and customize these according to each person's favorite!

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Smoked Salmon Chowder

Smoked Salmon Chowder

Delicious and hearty smoked salmon chowder is full of carrots, potato, celery, thyme, and of course all of the lemon pepper smoked salmon you can possibly take.

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Traeger Reverse Seared Flank Steak

Traeger Reverse Seared Flank Steak

These reverse seared flank steaks are tender, juicy, and perfectly cooked because of the reverse sear method.

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Traeger Blackened Pork Chops

Traeger Blackened Pork Chops

Delicious blackened pork chops cooked on the Traeger grill! These are juicy, flavorful, and delicious.

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Traeger Smoked Mac and Cheese

Traeger Smoked Mac and Cheese

This smoked macaroni and cheese has smoked cheese in it, and is finished off on your wood-fired grill! Just enough smoke to make it interesting.

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Easy Salmon Orzo Pasta Salad

Easy Salmon Orzo Pasta Salad

This bright dish filled with grilled salmon, Mediterreinean flavors, and vegetables as far as the eye can see.

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Traeger Smoked Smashed Potatoes

Traeger Smoked Smashed Potatoes

Easy smoked smashed potatoes are cooked over wood fire and have a crisp skin that crackles when you bite it, but creamy soft centers.

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Traeger Smoked Caramelized Onions

Traeger Smoked Caramelized Onions

Delicious smoked caramelized onions are a whole new level of onion awesomeness.

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Traeger Togarashi Pork Tenderloin

Traeger Togarashi Pork Tenderloin

Easy Traeger Togarashi Pork Tenderloin is grilled on your bbq grill or wood-pellet grill, covered in delicious Togarashi seasoning,

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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

This bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin is one of those recipes that LOOKS really fancy but is actually a snap to throw together.

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Traeger Smoked Beef Tenderloin

Traeger Smoked Beef Tenderloin

Delicious smoked beef tenderloin is easy to make, but ultra impressive to serve.

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Traeger Smoked and Fried Chicken Wings

Traeger Smoked and Fried Chicken Wings

These are the ultimate wing. The best of the best, and will go down in history as my all-time favorite appetizer. Quote me on it. They are SO GOOD. Smoked and Fried wings are my perfect match, and you have to try these at least once in your life, I feel that strongly about them.

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Traeger Roast Beef Bowl

Traeger Roast Beef Bowl

This easy Roast Beef Bowl is made with leftover steak or pot roast! A delicious way to use up that extra food and make it into something extraordinary!

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Traeger Beef and Mushroom Biscuit Pockets

Traeger Beef and Mushroom Biscuit Pockets

These easy beef and mushroom biscuit pockets use leftover roast beef or steak and turn it into a delicious, portable meal that your whole family will love! Make this in the oven if you don't want to fire up the wood-pellet grill.

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Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Legs

Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Legs

My Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Legs are a delicious and more economical way to enjoy buffalo chicken without sacrificing any of the flavors of their buffalo wing relatives. Cooking these over wood fire gives it a hint of smoke too, which amplifies the whole buffalo experience.

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Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Recipe

Traeger Grilled Buffalo Chicken Recipe

Get the taste of a buffalo chicken wing without all the mess. This Traeger Grilled Cholula Buffalo Chicken Recipe is made with a homemade Cholula buffalo sauce that is one of my favorite buffalo sauces! Toss these on your grill and periodically brush them with more buffalo sauce for a tender, juicy, and epically flavored chicken breasts.

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Traeger Buffalo Chicken Flatbread

Traeger Buffalo Chicken Flatbread

This Traeger Buffalo Chicken Flatbread is so easy to make on the grill, and bursting with flavor. Tender chunks of chicken, a buffalo sauce that carries a nice kick, and lots of melted cheese cover these pre-made mini Pita breads and seriously pushes the "easy button" on dinner.

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Traeger Chile Lime Chicken

Traeger Chile Lime Chicken

These easy Traeger Grilled Chile Lime Chicken Breasts are packed with flavor, super moist, and are good for SO MANY THINGS. Make these. You'll love it.

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Traeger Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Traeger Cheeseburger Meatloaf

This Traeger Cheeseburger Meatloaf is tender, juicy, and a little smokey, and even better the next day. This is the kind of meatloaf recipe that you should double so you can have leftover meatloaf sandwiches the next day. Or just leave it single if you don't have a giant family like mine because this recipe makes two loafs!

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Traeger Grilled Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Traeger Grilled Cheddar Bay Biscuits

These delicious homemade cheddar bay biscuit copycats are cooked on your wood-fired grill.

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Traeger Beef Pot Pie

Traeger Beef Pot Pie

Warm, hearty, filling, and delicious Traeger Beef Pot Pie utilizes leftover pot roast, fresh veggies, and rich gravy.

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Traeger Grilled Stuffed Burgers

Traeger Grilled Stuffed Burgers

Cheesy stuffed burgers are grilled over wood and topped with more cheese and grilled onions.

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Traeger Grilled Vegetable Bisque | Veggie Tray Soup

Traeger Grilled Vegetable Bisque | Veggie Tray Soup

Delicious creamy grilled vegetable bisque is an easy fall dinner featuring all the flavors of your favorite veggie tray!

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Traeger Grilled Vegetables | BBQ Wood-Fired Veggie Tray

Traeger Grilled Vegetables | BBQ Wood-Fired Veggie Tray

Easy grilled vegetables that are wood-fired and covered in delicious Traeger vegetable seasoning!

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Traeger Kalbi Beef Short Ribs

Traeger Kalbi Beef Short Ribs

Traeger Kalbi beef short ribs are the easy, and delicious way to begin your culinary journey into the many wonders of Korean cuisine.

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Grilled Korean BBQ Seasoned Chicken Legs

Grilled Korean BBQ Seasoned Chicken Legs

These delicious chicken legs are rubbed with oil and Korean BBQ Seasoning blend, and then cooked on the Traeger Wood-Pellet Grill!

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Traeger Grilled Shrimp Ceviche

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Ceviche

This fresh shrimp ceviche is grilled on the Traeger before being marinated in a classic ceviche mix with lime, onions, tomato, cucumber, and cilantro.

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Traeger Rockfish

Traeger Rockfish

This easy Traeger grilled rockfish recipe cooks in about 20-25 minutes, and features fresh rockfish, lemon, and simple seasoning to really let the fresh fish shine.

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Traeger Smoked Pork Chops

Traeger Smoked Pork Chops

These delicious smoked pork chops are heavily seasoned with a Chili Garlic blend, and then slow smoked on a wood-pellet grill. So tender.

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Traeger Asian Miso Chicken Wings

Traeger Asian Miso Chicken Wings

These Asian Miso Chicken wings are big and bold and grilled over a wood fire in your Traeger pellet grill. Delicious and spicy, any wing lover will be a fan of these.

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Traeger Grilled Clams

Traeger Grilled Clams

These delicious Traeger Grilled Clams are wonderful as an appetizer, or serve with some pasta or rice and make it a meal!

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Traeger Braised Beef Short Ribs

Traeger Braised Beef Short Ribs

These fall-off-the-bone tender braised beef short ribs are cooked right on your Traeger grill after being seared in the Dutch oven. Big onions, all the red wine, and one of the best comfort foods there is.

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Smoked Italian Meatball Rigatoni

Smoked Italian Meatball Rigatoni

Traeger Smoked Meatball Rigatoni is a hearty, rich, pasta dish that is packed full of cheese, meatballs, and delicious marinara.

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Traeger Smoked Italian Meatballs

Traeger Smoked Italian Meatballs

These Traeger Smoked Italian Meatballs are smoked for about an hour, and then finished off at 325 until they are done. Packed with Italian flavor, these are great on their own as appetizers, in a meatball sub, or in some smoked meatball marinara.

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Bacon Sausage Bites

Bacon Sausage Bites

These Traeger Bacon Sausage Bites are a perfect appetizer for your next gathering! Salty, smoky, and sweet – these hit alllll the right notes.

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Traeger Grilled Chicken

Traeger Grilled Chicken

This chicken lives up to ALLLLLL of the hype. Traeger Grilled Chicken is going to be the best roasted and grilled chicken you've ever had. 

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Traeger Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Traeger Grilled Chicken Sandwich

This fast weekend meal will have you firing on your Traeger on a weekly basis to cook a few of these awesome chickens so you too can have Traeger Grilled Chicken Sandwiches. 

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Creamy Vegetable Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

Homemade vegetable soup is full of fresh vegetables, and the cooking liquid becomes the base of the soup. Make this to add to casseroles, or serve all on its own.

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Traeger Beef Jerkey

Traeger Beef Jerkey

Whether you like or love beef jerky and making things yourself is in your DNA, then this recipe for beef jerky made on the Traeger is the one for you. Sweet, salty, smokey and spicy. It's my go to every couple of weeks. Easy to make, less expensive than store bought, and so good you'll want to slap a sasquatch. Traeger Beef Jerky!

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Traeger Prime Rib Roast

Traeger Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib on the Traeger is another must try. Like most things cooked on the T, it takes it to the next level. If you've cooked a prime rib roast before, then this will be a breeze. 

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Traeger Smoked Salsa Verde

Traeger Smoked Salsa Verde

Traeger Smoked Salsa Verde is a simple grilled salsa that has a touch of smoke, a bit of heat, and heaps of fresh flavor. Lime juice adds a touch of acidity to this flavorful salsa, which whips up in under an hour.

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Lemon Pepper Traeger Grilled Salmon

Lemon Pepper Traeger Grilled Salmon

This simple salmon recipe is flavored with a delicious lemon pepper rub, cooks quickly, and is delicious!

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Traeger Seafood Alfredo

Traeger Seafood Alfredo

Delicious and creamy homemade alfredo sauce with Traeger-grilled shrimp and scallops is one of the best meals I've eaten all year. Easy prep. Easy cook. Fancy dinner DONE.

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Traeger Corn on the Cob

Traeger Corn on the Cob

This easy grilled Corn on the Cob is cooked on your Traeger or other wood-pellet grill. Check it out, and make it today!

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Traeger White Wine Chicken and Mushrooms

Traeger White Wine Chicken and Mushrooms

Traeger White Wine Chicken and Mushrooms is a fancy dinner that is more than up for any company you can throw at it.

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Traeger Grilled Bacon

Traeger Grilled Bacon

Traeger Grilled Bacon is easy, and makes the BEST bacon ever!

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Traeger Smoked Salmon

Traeger Smoked Salmon

Easy and delicious Traeger Smoked Salmon recipe. Homemade taste, fresh flavor, delicious real maple glaze.

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Traeger Smoked Beef Roast

Traeger Smoked Beef Roast

My Traeger Smoked Beef Roast is BBQ Beef, but like on overdrive. This starts out on your wood-fired grill or smoker, and smokes on low heat for 6 hours, and then gets a slow beer braise on the stovetop until that roast is fork-tender and shreddable.

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Traeger Grilled Pork Ribs

Traeger Grilled Pork Ribs

My Traeger Grilled Pork Ribs leaped immediately to #1 on my favorite grill recipes list. These aren't quick, but they ARE easy. 5-4-1 take on the 3-2-1 method.

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Traeger Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Easy Wood-Pellet Traeger Grilled Shrimp Scampi cooks in about 10 minutes, and is the best scampi I've ever had. Don't heat up your house this summer when you can fire up your grill and get that kiss of wood-fired flavor on this classic dish.

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Traeger Grilled Scallops

Traeger Grilled Scallops

Easy Grilled Scallops get a touch of smoke from the wood-fired grill, and stay tender and delicate by cooking in a cast iron butter bath.

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Traeger Grilled Lemon Dill Salmon

Traeger Grilled Lemon Dill Salmon

This easy lemon dill salmon is Traeger grilled and spectacular.

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Traeger Walleye with Lemon Cream Sauce

Traeger Walleye with Lemon Cream Sauce

Delicious flaky walleye grilled on the Traeger with an easy and bright lemon cream sauce! You'll never want walleye another way ever again.

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Traeger Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Traeger Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Traeger Smoked Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas are one of the best homemade enchiladas that I've ever eaten. Who knew that grilled enchiladas could be this easy AND delicious?

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Traeger Pulled Pork

Traeger Pulled Pork

This Traeger Pulled Pork takes a while to get on the table, but the long cook is mostly hands off, and totally worth it.

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Traeger Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus

Traeger Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus

Easy Traeger Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus only takes about 10 minutes to prep, and another 10-15 to grill, and you are left with the meatiest and fanciest appetizers or side dishes that you ever did see!

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Traeger Grilled Bone-in Pork Chops

Traeger Grilled Bone-in Pork Chops

Traeger Grilled Pork Chops are a perfect way to use those amazing bone-in chops you find, and keep them tender and juicy and full of flavor.

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Traeger Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon

Traeger Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon

Traeger Smoked Spicy Candied Bacon is the easiest crowd-pleaser you are ever going to make. Much easier than pan-fried bacon, on any day of the week, this one is special enough for a Sunday full of company or a housefull of football fans invading your house for a game.

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Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Cooking large meals is always a challenge. I get it. You don’t have a lot of time, but you want what you serve to still be tasty. If you find yourself in this boat, I’ve got a go-to meal for you. So, whether you’re cooking for a crowd, or you have a large family like me, sheet pan chicken fajitas are the way to go.

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Traeger Bacon and Asparagus Frittata

Traeger Bacon and Asparagus Frittata

Traeger Togarashi Grilled Salmon

Traeger Togarashi Grilled Salmon

This salmon is SO easy, but is one of my favorite meals! Togarashi is my new "go-to" seasoning these days, so buckle up! it packs a little kick from the spice, but nothing that you can't handle.

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Traeger Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

Delicious grilled shrimp kabobs are simple, fast, and a perfect way to highlight the complexity and fresh flavor of shrimp!

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Traeger Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Traeger Grilled Shrimp Tacos are a quick and easy weeknight meal! Taco seasoning can sub in for Chili Margarita seasoning if you aren't on the Spiceologist train yet, but I highly recommend getting some!

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Traeger Smoked Turkey

Traeger Smoked Turkey

Traeger Smoked Turkey is going to quickly become your new favorite turkey method. Moist, tender, and with just enough smoke to keep it interesting - you'll be coming back for seconds.

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Togarashi Grilled Asparagus

Togarashi Grilled Asparagus

Delicious Togarashi Grilled Asparagus uses a super flavorful Japanese seasoning mix to make grilled asparagus even more amazing than it already was. Like whoa.

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Traeger Smoked Shrimp

Traeger Smoked Shrimp

These teriyaki smoked shrimp are quickly grilled on a hot Traeger wood-pellet grill, tossed in a thick teriyaki sauce, and garnished with sriracha mayo and green onions.

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Perfect Grilled Asparagus

Perfect Grilled Asparagus

This asparagus is grilled and amazing. I don't bestow the "perfect" title easily. This one deserves it. 

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Traeger Marinated Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Traeger Marinated Grilled Chicken Kabobs

These marinated grilled chicken kabobs are tender, juicy, and super easy. The marinade contains fresh, staple ingredients that you probably have in your pantry. Experiement with vegetables here!

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Traeger Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe

Traeger Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe

This Traeger Grilled Chicken Wings recipe is going to have you buying wings in BULK.

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Traeger Tri-Tip

Traeger Tri-Tip

"Quick" and easy barbecue recipe that you can make for dinner on a weeknight. Delicious cut of beef that is tender and juicy and cooked medium-rare.

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Traeger Smoked Buffalo Shrimp

Traeger Smoked Buffalo Shrimp

This easy shrimp recipe cooks in a flash, and if soon going to be your favorite BBQ meal.

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Honey Balsamic Traeger Grilled Chicken Legs

Honey Balsamic Traeger Grilled Chicken Legs

Try my Honey Balsamic Traeger Grilled Chicken Legs and prepare to love them. With the right amount of sweet from the honey and tang from the vinegar, these are bursting with flavor! Cooking them on the Traeger just adds a whole new level of awesome.

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Traeger Smoked Spatchcock Turkey Recipe

Traeger Smoked Spatchcock Turkey Recipe

Spatchcock Turkey is the best turkey! Get used to evenly cooked, moist, juicy, and delicious meat – both white AND dark.

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Teriyaki Pineapple Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Teriyaki Pineapple Pork Tenderloin Sliders

These grilled pork tenderloin sliders have a piece of grilled pineapple on top, delicious teriyaki sauce, and are served on toasted Hawaiian rolls.

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Grilled Chicken Tacos

Grilled Chicken Tacos

Grilled Chicken Tacos features El Yucateco Hot Sauces

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herb Sauce

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herb Sauce

There's nothing like a really good piece of meat, seasoned well, and grilled on a warm summer night. This Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herb Sauce is juicy and tender and cooks in 15 minutes.

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Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

My favorite wing sauce, ever, and the best way to grill wings.

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