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Traeger Recipes

Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey

traeger thanksgiving recipes

The best Thanksgiving turkey recipe calls for simple spices & primal wood-fired flavor. Traeger is your recipe for success.


  • 1 - 18-20 lb turkey
  • 1/2 lb butter, softened
  • 8 sprigs thyme
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 sprig rosemary, rough chop
  • 1 Tbsp cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt


  • Start the Traeger grill on Smoke with lid open until the fire is established (4-5 min).
  • Set temperature to 300 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 5-10 min.
  • In a small bowl combine butter with minced garlic, thyme leaves, chopped rosemary, black pepper and kosher salt.
  • Prep the turky by separating the skin from the breast creating a pocket to stuff the compound butter in.
  • Cover the entire breast with 1/4 inch thickness of butter mixture.
  • Season the whole turkey with kosher salt and black pepper.
  • Optional: stuff turkey cavity with stuffing
  • Place turkey on grill and smoke for 3-4 hours or until the temperature reaches 160 degrees F.
  • Cover with foil and let rest for 10-15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Smoked Wings

smoked wings traeger recipe


  • 24 Wings (Sectioned)
  • 12 oz Italian Dressing
  • 3 oz Treager Chicken Rub
  • 8 oz Traeger Chili Barbecue Sauce


  • Wash all wings and place into resealable bag.
  • Add Italian Dressing to the resealable bag containing the wings. Place in refrigerator and allow to marinate for 6-12 hours.
  • When ready prepare, remove wings from the resealable bag.
  • Season all sides of the wings with Traeger Chicken Rub.
  • When ready to cook, start your Traeger on Smoke with lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes).
  • Set the temperature to 225 degrees F and preheat, lid closed (10-15 minutes).
  • 15 minutes after applying seasoning, put wings on the Traeger.
  • Cook wings to an internal temperature of 180 degrees (approximately 45 minutes).
  • Remove the wings and toss in Chili Barbecue Sauce.
  • Move the Traeger temperature up to 375 degrees.
  • Once at temperature, place the wings on the Traeger and sear both sides until it reaches an internal temperature of 190 degrees F (about 5 minutes).
  • Remove the wings from the smoker and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorit side wing dressing or sauce.

Asian Rib-Eye Steaks

Dear true lovers of meats—take our advice, grill and eat this thick and juicy slab immediately. Smothered in a unique asian marinade, your tastebuds will rock to an 11 on the flavor scale. This recipe is big flavor in little China town.

Asian Rib Eye SteakIngredients

  • 4 1” thick Rib Eye Steaks
  • 1 Tbsp. Dry Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 10 Anchovy Fillets, minced
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. warm Water


• In a bowl, combine all the marinade ingredients, making a paste.

• Rub the paste on both sides of the steaks, refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

• When ready to cook, start your Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4-5 minutes). Set the temperature to High (450°F) and preheat, lid closed (10-15 minutes).

• Place steaks on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes per side for medium rare (140°F). Let them rest 10 minutes before serving.

• Optional: Garnish with grilled baby bok choy and grilled garlic.