START TRAEGERING WITH 0%* APR FINANCING - SHOP NOW
Due to Covid-19 Shipping May be Delayed - Learn Morex
Smoked Italian Meatballs

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Italian Meatballs

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

30

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

Effort

difficulty
difficulty
difficulty
difficulty
difficulty

What's this?

We’re taking a household staple and giving it the wood-fired love it deserves. Serve them solo or pair this quick and easy recipe with spaghetti noodles and your favorite marinara sauce for a surefire winner of a dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Teaspoon parsley

  • 1 Teaspoon oregano

  • 1 Teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 Cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Pound ground Italian sausage

  • 1 Pound ground beef

  • 2 egg

  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 Cup breadcrumbs

Steps

  • 1

    In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients with hands until combined.
  • 2

    Once all ingredients are mixed, shape the mixture into 1-1/2 inch meatballs. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet leaving space between each meatball.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
  • 4

    Place the meatballs directly on the grill grate and smoke for 20 minutes.
  • 5

    Increase the grill temperature to 350°F and cook for an additional 10 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • 6

    Serve meatballs over spaghetti noodles and top with your favorite marinara sauce. Enjoy!