With spring here, there’s no better time to get your Traeger grill out and try some new recipes with seasonal ingredients. The weather is usually enjoyable during this time of year, so if you took a break from your Traeger during the winter, we have some fresh ideas for you to try!

You can find all of our traeger recipes here.

But for today, we have put together a spring checklist, if you will. This list has all sorts of ideas on it. For example, you can make appetizers, breakfast dishes, exquisite dinners, and even a spring cocktail using your Traeger. These are the perfect recipes for brunches or gatherings.

Whether you host a spring BBQ or just want to up your weeknight dinner game, these recipes will certainly impress your loved ones with all of the flavors the Traeger helps impart in the food. Make sure to save these recipes, as you will want to try them out.

1. Pistachio Crusted Lamb with Vegetables

Traeger shared this recipe, which is ideal for making an elegant yet easy dinner! This lamb has a delicious, perfectly crispy pistachio crust. It is paired with assorted veggies: tricolor carrots and fingerling potatoes. Season the vegetables with fresh thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper. The recipe has step-by-step instructions on making this in your Traeger.

2. Traeger Smoked Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are perfect for making around Easter time and during spring! They are incredibly light and delicious. These deviled eggs are unique since they are smoked on the Traeger, giving them a deep flavor. It takes about 45 minutes to cook them. You will need eggs, jalapenos, bacon, mayo, and other ingredients to fill them. Serve these as an appetizer or a snack at a party!

3. Spring Frittata

Celebrate the flavors of spring by making this delicious frittata by Traeger. Aside from the egg base, it has mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, asparagus, bell peppers, and ham. Add some fresh chopped chives for a bright flavor! This is such an easy recipe to make. It only takes 15 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to cook. Enjoy it for a spring brunch.

4. Smoked Corned Beef Brisket                         

Make a classic Smoked Corned Beef Brisket with the help of your Traeger! You only need three ingredients to get the job done: 3 lbs of corned beef brisket, apricot BBQ sauce, and Dijon mustard. Cook the meat for about 5 hours so that it turns out perfectly tender. Don’t forget to let it rest for about 20 minutes before serving!

5. Lemon Chicken Breast

Fresh herbs and citrus are a great way to cook in the spring. It just makes the dish feel so refreshing and light. This specific recipe has boneless, skinless chicken breast as the base. You’ll also need honey, garlic, olive oil, and other seasonings to make it. Pair this yummy chicken with seasonal veggies, cauliflower rice, or even mashed potatoes!

6. Roasted Sheet Pan Salmon with Spring Vegetables and Pesto

You are missing out if you don’t make sheet pan dinners on the Traeger! If you haven’t yet, this recipe can be your first one. It features wildly delicious salmon with assorted spring vegetables. For instance, asparagus, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, and basil accompany the fish. Use fresh pesto if you can. However, if you can’t, jarred pesto will do!

7. Grilled Blueberry Breakfast Sausage

On a beautiful spring morning, nothing sounds better than some delicious blueberry sausage! It has the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors. This specific recipe can be made in as little as 15 minutes on your Traeger grill. The sausage patties contain rosemary, eggs, lemon, dried blueberries, dark meat turkey, onions, and seasonings. Serve it with scrambled eggs, a yogurt parfait, or French toast!

8. Smoked Spring Tea Cocktail

Make Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup to use in this unique spring cocktail! You can also use your grill to make the grilled lemon slices and sugar. Once ready, they are perfectly caramelized, turning extra sweet but still containing tart qualities. The cocktail combines vodka, smoked tea, lemonade, simple syrup, and toppings. Use edible flowers and mint for a gorgeous presentation!

9. Roasted Carrot Salad with Smoked Pickled Beets

Whether you need an Easter side dish or want to bring something unique to your next potluck, this recipe is the right choice. With your Traeger, you can make roasted carrots and pickled beets. The finished salad has a robust vinaigrette with Dijon mustard, Sherry vinegar, lemon juice, and fresh mint. It even has subtle hints of cumin for earthy undertones.

10. Butter Braised Green Beans

There is always room to take your green beans to the next level! This recipe can help you do so. Cook them on the Traeger for about an hour, pairing them with Trager Veggie Rub, butter, and black pepper. The best part is that you can use fresh or frozen green beans, whichever is more convenient. Between the smoky flavor and the buttery essence, you’ll be happy you made this recipe.

11. Grilled Asparagus with Wild Mushrooms and Fried Shallots

Here’s a tasty side dish recipe to make on your Traeger grill this spring. It’s a flavorful mix of wild mushrooms, asparagus, shallots, white wine, and fresh lemon. Although the preparation time is slightly longer, the cooking time is short. You can pair it with your favorite protein, such as chicken, fish, or steak.

12. Traeger Grilled French Toast

Treat your family to a scrumptious Sunday morning feast by making this Traeger French toast by “Or Whatever You Do.” For the French toast to have the best flavor possible, use vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar in the egg mixture. This recipe yields six servings! Remember that blueberry breakfast sausage recipe from earlier? You can serve it with this recipe, and you won’t be disappointed.

13. Smoked Lemon Bars

Did you know you can make decadent citrusy desserts with your Traeger grill? That’s right! It’s not just for savory recipes. Try making smoky lemon bars for a unique twist on a classic dessert. While it may require quite a few baking ingredients, the result is worth it. Give it a try if you are up for the challenge!

14. Braised Elk Shank with Spring Vegetables

Follow this Traeger recipe for a springtime feast. The primary component is a braised elk Shank, which is paired with all sorts of other goodies. For instance, you will enjoy carrots, onions, celery sticks, broccoli rabe, and radishes, which give the dish a complex flavor. The recipe is broken down into easy-to-follow steps so you don’t get overwhelmed.

3 ingredient smoked queso dip - Finished
Want to save this recipe?
Just enter your email and get it sent to your inbox! Plus you’ll get new recipes from us every week!
Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.

15. 3 Ingredient Smoked Queso Dip

If you plan on hosting more gatherings now that winter is coming to a close, you’re not alone. You can impress your guests for your next get-together by making this easy 3-Ingredient Smoked Queso Dip. All you need is ground beef, Velveeta, Hormel no-bean chili, and some seasonings. We suggest using café-style tortilla chips for dipping but feel free to use whatever you like.

You May Also Like

About Courtney Yost

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *