How To Make Traeger Brussels Sprouts

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You hated them as a kid, but now, somehow you can’t get enough of them.  They are on every menu you see.  How do you make them at home?  Boom!  Here you go, this recipe creates some great flavors on your Traeger.  Watch as Ace's Grilling Expert, Chef Jason, shows you how to perfect these on your pellet grill.

Print Recipe Here: Charred Brussels Sprouts Skewers

Yield: Serves 8-10     Prep time: 10 Minutes     Cook time: 15-20 minutes, depending on desired doneness


  • 1.5 lbs-    Brussels Sprouts, Fresh, Whole   (24oz)
  • ½ Cup-     Olive Oil Blend
  • ½ Tbsp-     Rub A Dub Seasoning, 5280 Culinary
  • 2 Tbsp-    White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp-    Dark Brown Sugar                                                    


Brussel Sprouts Marinade: Mix Oil, Rub A Dub, Balsamic Vinegar and Brown Sugar together in a small bowl
Brussel Sprouts: Slice into ¼” Planks or thicker if desired


  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. Clean out Traeger as needed and change drip tray liner
  5. Fill pellet hopper with Ace Reserve Blend Pellets
  6. Set Traeger to 350˚ F, hit enter and hit ignite
  7. Rinse and air dry the brussels sprouts
  8. While air drying, mix the marinade
  9. Place into a mixing bowl or aluminum disposable pan
  10. Pour marinade over the whole brussels sprouts
  11. Mix well to ensure they are coated with the marinade. Let sit for 15-20 minutes to absorb marinade
  12. Preheat your Traeger to 350˚ F
  13. Toss the Brussels sprouts again to coat once more
  14. Carefully Skewer the brussels sprouts, being careful to not pack them on tightly
  15. Open Traeger and place the Brussels Skewers onto grill
  16. Roast for 5 minutes on the first side
  17. Open the grill, using a towel or hot pad holder, rotate the skewers to the next side
  18. Close the lid and continue to roast until desired doneness is reached, aprox cook time 15-20 minutes
  19. Remove using a towel and tongs, place onto a surface that will handle hot items
  20. For a nice glaze and finish, drizzle with Fire Honey
  21. For a nice crunch, top with toasted salted pistachios
  22. Serve with tongs or remove from the skewer and serve with a spoon

Pro Tips

  • Smaller Brussel sprouts char faster, so if you want quick and easy cooking, look for smaller sprouts.
  • Start you Traeger or grill before the prep work to save time.
  • Use a zip lock bag to mix up seasoning and marinade, this will be easy to mix and marinate, with the benefit of less clean up and mess.
  • Roasted peppers pair well as a side dish with the grilled sprouts.

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Published on 10/5/2021.

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