Let’s explore the art of grilling on a Pellet Grill, where traditional fall ingredients meet the sizzle of the grill grates. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or just starting your grilling adventures, these Fall Pellet Grill Recipes are your passport to a world of mouthwatering, autumn-inspired dishes. Get ready to discover the magic that happens when the simplicity of grilling meets the complexity of fall ingredients. Each recipe in this roundup has been carefully chosen to bring out the essence of the season – think caramelized butternut squash, smoky sweet potatoes, and perfectly cooked autumn desserts, all infused with the unmistakable smokiness that only a Pellet Grill can deliver.

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You can plan your whole Thanksgiving menu from this list, or at least some of the side dishes to free up your oven space for the big day. And the dishes will come out even better- with the perfect hint of caramelization or smokiness that we love in grilled food. From desserts to hearty side dishes, you’re going to want to make everything in this roundup! 

And if you’re looking for even more recipes, look no further than this list of 35 Best Recipes For Your Traeger Pellet Grill. 

1. Fall Pellet Grill Recipes: Traeger Apple Crisp

Desserts are a wonderful treat to serve after one of your delicious meals, and this Traeger Apple Crisp is the perfect dish to end a savory meal. There are many varieties of apples that hold up well for baking, including Jonagold, Honeycrisp, Braeburn, Granny Smith, and Golden Delicious. They are juicy and sweet with a hint of tartness and are perfect for this apple crisp. 

2. Fall Pellet Grill Recipes: Smoked Apples

For a healthy fall dessert, consider these smoked apples. They are soft, sweet, tart, caramelized with a bit of smokiness from the griddle. It brings in all of the fall vibes while also keeping it healthy. It’s a great dessert to follow a heavy fall meal. It’ll still warm you up from the inside out. 

3. Scalloped Gruyere Potatoes 

Scalloped potatoes are amazing as a fall side dish. They’re creamy, hearty, and absolutely delicious. The addition of gruyere cheese gives these scalloped potatoes an amazing flavor that combines so well with the smokiness of the grill. They cook slowly over 1.5 hours and come out buttery soft and ultra cheesy. 

4. Traeger Pellet Grill Butternut Squash

This super simple side dish is perfect for fall gatherings. A Pellet grill with soften a butternut squash while infusing it with a bit of char and smoke, all while caramelizing the natural sugars that the squash has. With a bit of butter, salt, and brown sugar you’ve got a delectable fall squash to add to any meal. 

5. Fall Pellet Grill Recipes: Smoked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes, when made correctly, are absolutely scrumptious. And smoking them on a pellet grill is definitely the way to go. All you need to add afterward is a bit of butter and cinnamon and you’ll have a hearty, healthy carb to go with any type of grilled meat. 

6. Easy Pellet Grill Smoked Stuffing

Whether you’re a stuffing family or a dressing family (or both!), you need to make it on your pellet grill! Not only does it save you oven space for the Thanksgiving feast, but it adds a depth of flavor to the stuffing you didn’t know you were missing. It takes less than 45 minutes to cook as well, so it’s faster than baking in the oven. 

7. Quick and Easy Smoked Brussels Sprouts

This Traeger smoked brussels sprouts recipe is an irresistible side dish. The hint of smoke, rich and salty bacon, and slight crunch of the sprouts make them a winner each time it’s made. You won’t believe the recipe only has three ingredients once you give these a taste. They are ultra flavorful. 

8. Fall Pellet Grill Recipes: Smoked Pumpkin Dump Cake

For fall-themed recipes, we have to have something pumpkin! This dump cake is easy to whip up, perfect for a fall gathering, and packed with flavor thanks to the pellet grill. Make ahead friendly for the holidays, you can make this dessert in the morning and just pull it out for dessert.


9. The Perfect Smoked Pumpkin Seeds

If you’re looking for an appetizer for guests to munch on while you prepare the big feast, keep it fall-themed by making these smoked pumpkin seeds. Even though a simple seasoning is used, the result is a deep smoky flavor thanks to the Traeger grill. You’ll want to make these all year long! 

10. Fall Pellet Grill Recipes: Cinnamon Rub Pork Roast

For a main entree, a pork roast is amazing on the pellet grill. Keep it fall-themed by using this cinnamon rub for flavoring. Not only does it enhance the flavor of the pork, but it also pairs perfectly with the charred smokiness you get from the grill. It’s one of the best ways to make a pork roast. 

Fall Pellet Grill Recipes capture the very essence of autumn. Get ready to experience the warmth of fall from delightfully grilled food, one delectable bite at a time!

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Health and Wellness Writer. B.S. Dietetics. Le Cordon Bleu Graduate. 10+ years of experience in the fitness and nutrition industry!

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