Pizza Turkey On A Traeger

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It was bound to happen, I got kicked off the adults table and plan to enjoy this Thanksgrilling at the kid’s table.  They challenged me to create some fun new items and I think my Traeger and I did a solid job. Mix up your traditional bird with this pizza turkey.

Yield: 1 Whole Turkey     Prep Time: 15 Minutes     Cook Time: 5-6 Hours     Cook Temp: 350˚ F



  1. Wash all tools prior to use
  2. Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
  3. Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, or any cooking tools
  4. Follow package instructions and prepare the Italian brine
  5. Clean and Prep Turkey
  6. Brine Turkey for 45 Minutes per pound in an Ace Bucket with brine Bag
  7. Remove turkey from the brine, do not rinse.
  8. Discard the brine
  9. Place Turkey on a cooking sheet while grill heats up, season to taste with Cluck Rub
  10. Clean out Traeger as needed and change drip tray liner
  11. Fill pellet hopper with Ace Reserve Blend Pellets
  12. Set Traeger to 350˚ F, hit enter and hit ignite
  13. Once Traeger has reached temp, load the turkey in and add thermometer probe into the thickest part of the breast
  14. Close the lid
  15. Set probe alert to 165˚ F
  16. When turkey has reached final temp of 165˚ F, carefully remove from the Traeger and place onto a serving platter or cutting board.
  17. Allow turkey to rest, uncovered for 10-15 minutes, slice and serve

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Published on 9/1/2021.

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