Traeger Rack of Lamb

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Lamb with Altitude is what they say, I say… the best lamb ever. Let’s have some fun with this recipe while we drive that wood fried flavor thru the rack and into our roasted vegetables. Let Colorado Lamb be the centerpiece at your next family gathering. Light up the Traeger and let's get started!

 
  • Yield: 2 Roasted Racks – Serving 6-8 people

  • Prep time: 25 Minutes

  • Cook time: 1-1.5 Hours of 180 degree smoke – 20-25 minutes sear

Ingredients

Measure   Ingredient                                                Prep Notes      

2 ea                Lamb, Rack, Colorado                                                      8 Bone rack

2 Tbsp            Oil, Olive                                                      

Taste              Game On Rub, 5280 Culinary                                         Season to taste

Or

Taste              Prime Rib Rub a Dub, 5280 Culinary                            Season to taste

VEGETABLE RECIPE – qty determined by appetite

2 TBSP          Oil, Olive      

Taste              Garden Rub, 5280 Culinary                                                        

                        Carrots, Baby, With top                                                    Washed, cut in half

                        Onions, Baby or pearl                                                       Peeled, cut in half

                        Peppers, Mini Sweet                                                         Washed, cut in half           

                        Mushrooms, Crimini                                                          Stem removed, cut in half

                        Celery, Tops w/leaves                                                      Washed, cut into 2” tops

                        Potatoes, Fingerling                                                          Par cooked, cut in half

 

                    

 

Prep Directions:

  • Load Traeger with Reserve Blend (or choice) of pellets
  • Pre heat Traeger to 180 Degrees
  • Prep all vegetables as shown above and place into a mixing bowl

Cooking Directions:

Preparation:
  • Load Reserve Blend Pellets and Preheat Traeger to 180 Degrees
  • Open Lamb package, pat dry
  • Trim rack as shown in the video to remove the cap, expose the bones and french
  • Drizzle Lamb with about 2 Tbsp olive oil, rub oil into the front and back of the rack
  • Season with Game On or Prime Rib Rub A Dub as heavy or as light as you like
  • Allow to rub to sit on lamb for 15-20 minutes
  • Place lamb onto the Ironwood and place the probe into the loin, covering as much of the probe as possible
  • Smoke Lamb at 180 degrees until internal temp reaches 105 degrees
  • While lamb is smoking, place all vegetables into a stainless steel mixing bowl, season and place onto your vegetable grilling pan
  • Once lamb reaches internal temp of 105 degrees, Remove Lamb to small tray and turn Ironwood to 450 degrees
  • Once Ironwood reaches 450 degrees, place vegetables onto the grill and cook for 5 minutes
  • Using tongs, turn the vegetables to continue cooking all sides
  • Add the lamb back to the Ironwood and insert the probe, cook at 450 degrees until lamb reaches internal temp of 130 degrees – approx. cooking time – 10-12 minutes
  • Continue to stir vegetables every 10 minutes
  • Once lamb hits internal temp of 130 degrees, remove to a small pan and allow to rest
  • Using tongs and towel, remove the vegetables and place onto a platter
  • Arrange the Lamb racks on top of the vegetables
  • Serve with Gremolata either on top of lamb or on the side
  • Slice the rack into chops and serve with the vegetables
  • Serve with Fire Honey or baste with Fire Honey for a nice sweet heat

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