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Smokin' & Sweet Spring Recipes


Traeger grills perfect for smokin spring recipes


It’s that time of year when the days start to grow longer and the weather shifts to where we can enjoy more and more sun. That means we’re ready to grill and dine al fresco! Whether you’re looking to use your new Traeger grill or just use up some of those fresh fruits and veggies you grabbed at your local Farmers’ Market, we have a great selection of delicious spring recipes to share with you!

Smokin’ Spring Recipes


Traeger grills perfect for smokin spring recipes


If you’re like us, we’re still super excited about the new 2019 series of Traeger Grills, which is why we’re sharing some of our favorite spring recipes for you to try on your new or tried and true smoker! From tarts to halibut, these recipes will wow as you experiment with the new D2 Drive Train (that brings even more Traeger smoke flavor) and the WiFire technology that allows you to manage the cooking process from your phone to ensure each of your dishes is cooked to perfection.


If you’re looking for an excellent starter smoker, check out the new Pro Series, which offers up to 780 of grilling space! If you’re looking to grill for much larger groups then you’ll want to check out the Timberline Series, which will give you the highest range (up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit) with the greatest capacity (1,300 Once you’ve found your favorite grill, you’re ready to try out these spring recipes!

Baked Asparagus Pancetta Cheese Tart

Bakes Asparagus Pancetta Cheese Tart


This is a fantastic spring recipe that is completely delicious as well as very customizable. Cooking for vegetarians? Hold the pancetta and add some more fresh veggies! Either way, the flaky crust and balance of savory, fresh veggies with the salty parmesan sprinkled on top, mixed with the signature Traeger wood-fired flavor, will have your mouth-watering well before you pull it off the grill! See the full recipe here.

Roasted Halibut in Parchment Paper

Roasted Halibut in Parchment Paper


This recipe is perfect for dining al fresco, and from prep to plate will be ready in 30 minutes making it a great meal for quick, healthy dining. Using the parchment paper is key to a gentler cooking process that will leave your halibut juicy yet still filled with that Traeger wood-fired flavor. Filling your parchment paper with your favorite seasonal veggies gives you a complete, healthy meal. See the full recipe here.

Sweet Spring Recipes

If you’re looking for some other tasty spring recipes to try, here are some other favorites that make great compliments to our favorite smoked recipes, or can be enjoyed on their own!


Grilled Pineapple Lemonade


Grilled Pineapple Lemonade

This is a tasty twist on a classic spring drink, as shared from by the team at CookingLight. The fruity, smoky flavors of the pineapple naturally sweeten and enhance the tartness of the lemons. For an added zest try adding a dash of rum or tequila!

See the full recipe here.


Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes


Strawberry Basil Shortcakes


There’s nothing better than fresh strawberries, and this recipes for Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes from Bon Appétit tastes like spring on a plate. We particularly enjoy this dish because it’s a very refreshing and not overly sweet way to finish a meal.

See the full recipe here.


If you enjoyed cooking these recipes as much as we did, please share your edible masterpieces with us on social using @CrawfordOutdoor and #Traegergrills. If you’re interested in joining our Crawford Outdoor family, we’d love to work with you! We’re always looking for new top-notch dealers to share our high-quality products.




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