Traeger Sausage Burnt Ends

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Burnt ends are awesome indeed, but you know what’s next level awesome?  Sausage Burnt Ends.  Give this recipe a try for you next BBQ event or even on your next charcuterie board.

Traeger Sausage Burnt Ends

Chef Jason, Ace's Grilling Expert, is ready to show you how to make some smokin' good sausage burnt ends on your pellet grill.

Yield: 8 people
Prep time: 5 Minutes Prep
Cook time: 20 – 25 minutes cooking time
Finished Temp: 160˚ F internal temp


Measure   Ingredient                                                                            Prep Notes      
2 lbs             Beef Sausage Links, Pre Cooked                                                          
4-6 tbsp        Traeger/Ace Reserve Cherry Rub                            Or season to taste
½ cup           Traeger/Ace Apple BBQ Sauce


Cooking Directions

  • Remove all sausage from packaging
  • Load Traeger with Reserve Blend Pellets
  • Ignite Traeger and adjust temp to 450˚ F
  • Using long tongs, Load sausage into the grill and onto the grill grates
  • Cook the sausage at 450˚ F, turning frequently, until the internal temp reaches 155˚ F and sausage is starting to get grill marks and light char
  • Remove sausage from the grill, place on cutting board and cut each link into 6 equal pieces
  • Place cut pieces of sausage back into the 2 aluminum pans (divided out equally)
  • Season with Traeger/Ace Reserve Cherry Rub
  • Add the Traeger/Ace Apple BBQ Sauce
  • Mix well
  • Return to grill and cook for 7-10 minutes or until sauce starts to glaze
  • Cook to an internal temperature of 165˚
  • Remove from Grill, cover, hold hot and serve

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Published on 1/6/2023
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