Traeger Pizza – Easy Pellet Grill Pizza

pinterest image for traeger pizzapinterest image for traeger pizza Cooking pizza on the Traeger is a game-changer. It tastes better than any other pizza you ‘ve always had and it ‘s easy to make. Traeger pizza has a absolutely crisp pizza crust that you can add all of your front-runner toppings to .
close up of traeger pizza on cutting board
If you are anything like me you want to be the score at your adjacent party or family assembly. You want to be that person who makes the most delectable pizza anyone has ever tasted.

Pizza is the most popular food in the world. Traeger Pizza is the new consolation food. now cooking pizza on your Traeger smoker is n’t going to taste fume. We are n’t smoking pizza low and slow. We want high heat that produces a crisp crust, some char toppings, and melty tall mallow. It will have more of a delicious wood oven flavor .
white broccoli pizza

Making Pizza

Let ‘s talk about pizza dough for a second. indeed dim-witted to make with yeast, water, flour, and salt. You can use your front-runner boodle recipe. There is no specific kind of dough that you need. If you have time and want to make homemade pizza boodle, go for it. I keep some boughten boodle in the deep-freeze. It will defrost it overnight in the refrigerator and it is fix to go the following day for making pizza .
The bigger question you have to answer is, what topping do I want on my pizza ? The answer is simple, use your favorite ingredients. For this post, I decided to go three different routes. A classical tall mallow proto-indo european with pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese, that my finical two-year-old will eat. A white broccoli, garlic pizza with mozzarella, and parmesan tall mallow. And last, I went with a new front-runner flavor combination of caramelize onions, brie, and finished with chopped spinach leaves and balsamic glaze. If you want to add a smoky relish, try using our Smoked Tomato Sauce for a raw depth of relish .
other great toppings are fresh basil, rocket, other fresh herbs, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, artichokes, alfredo sauce, olive oil, american bison sauce, bbq sauce, ranch, pepperoni slices, grilled chicken, pulled pork barrel, steak, bacon, sausage, and the list goes on .
ingredients in bowls and on cutting board

Traeger Pizza Recipe

Step One: Spread the boodle out on a flour surface. If you know how to through a pizza around and make a perfect lap, go for it. When I spread the pizza boodle, I am looking for an even thickness of boodle so that it all cooks evenly and I personally like the condition to be more countrified looking .
pizza dough topped with onions, brie, and mozzarella
Step Two: Coat the pizza with your toppings of choice. typically start with sauce, then tall mallow, and then other toppings. For topping as I used with onions or garlic, you will want to saute them first. These pizza cook fast ( less than 10 minutes ) then there is n’t time if you are looking to have a certain type of topping that needs to get cooked down for longer than that .
pizza dough with sauce and cheese
If you have a pizza dabble, use some cornmeal or flour to allow the pizza to slide off onto the grill easier. Once you are quick, put the pizza on the preheated grill .
pizza dough topped with broccoli and cheese

How to cook Pizza on a Traeger Grill

Your friends or neighbors that spent big bucks on their pizza oven may laugh when you tell them you are grilling your pizza. Do n’t let that annoyance you. Cooking these pizzas on high heat, the wood shot grill gives you a depth of season similar to a traditional wood-fired pizza oven. There is more flavor than a 900-degree propane pizza oven .
high inflame is the key to a perfectly cooked pizza and a crisp crust. Using a pizza stone or casting iron frying pan will produce a better crust than a pizza pan. Preheat the Trager for at least 30 minutes at 500 degrees Fahrenheit to ensure the pizza rock is thoroughly heated .
once the pizza pit is preheated, place the pizza onto the stone and close the hat. This will take 8 to 10 minutes to cook. Halfway through the cook, spin the pizza to ensure it is cooking evenly .
pizza stone on traeger pellet grill with white broccoli pizza on it
Expert Tip: In order to get a good crisp crust, you must be able to cook the pizza on something that will be able to absorb heat and transfer it into the boodle. A pizza stone will work well but if you do n’t have a pizza stone, a big cast-iron frying pan will besides accomplish this. Be indisputable to make certain you preheat the pizza rock or frying pan for at least thirty minutes at 500°F before placing the raw pizza on it .
cast iron pan on grill with sauce and cheese covered dough

More Tips & Variations

Grilling Pizza: If you want to grill pizza, cook these the same way on a flatulence or charcoal grillroom. Preheat your cast iron frying pan place it right on the grill grates and cook them the same way we did on the Traeger grill .
Frozen Pizza: You can besides make frozen pizza on the Traeger grillroom ampere well. Crank the temperature up to 500°F, preheat the pizza stone, and cook your frozen pizza for about 15 minutes .
hand holding slice showing bottom with crisp crust
Crisp Crust: The hot stone or frying pan is how you get such a beautiful crisp crust. This was absolutely delectable .
Herbs: Finish off your pizza with fresh herbs ( basil is always a favorite ) and a drizzle of sauce to add a fresh element of relish. The options are endless .
Spice: If you want to add a kick or an element of heating system, try hot sauce or loss pepper flakes to add a fresh flavor chemical element to your pizza .
smoked pizza topped with onions, brie, spinach, and balsamic

Sides for your pellet grill pizza:

  1. Caesar Salad – Nothing goes better with a fresh slice of pizza than a crisp salad with romaine and homemade dressing.
  2. Grilled Broccoli – If you are outside smoking pizza you might not want to turn on the oven to make roasted broccoli. Throw it on the grill instead to get all the flavor without heating up the kitchen.
  3. Smoked Jalapeno Poppers – Go all out on the appetizer and serve your Traeger pizza alongside some smoky jalapeno poppers.

traeger pizza on cutting board

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Traeger Pizza

Traeger pizza has a crisp crust for your favorite toppings. Cooking pizza on the Traeger pellet grill is a game-changer.

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Prep Time:

30

minutes

Cook Time:

10

minutes

Total Time:

40

minutes

Servings:

8

Calories:

485.1

kcal

Author:

Paul

Ingredients

  • 2 pound pizza dough

Broccoli and Garlic White Pizza

  • 1 cup broccoli blanched

  • 3 cloves garlic saute

  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded

Classic Cheese Pizza

  • ½ cup pizza sauce

  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded

Onion and Brie Balsamic Pizza

  • 8 oz brie

  • 1 onion

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    sliced and sauteed

  • 2 oz balsamic glaze

  • 1 cup baby spinach roughly chopped

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Instructions

  • Roll out pizza dough onto a floured surface. Make it into a size that will fit your pizza stone or grill. One pound of dough will make approximately two 12 inch pizzas.

  • Preheat your grill to 500°F with the pizza stone already on the grill. Allow the grill to preheat for at least 30 minutes.

  • Put your topping ingredients onto the dough pies.

  • Place the pizzas onto the pizza stone and cook until the crust is browned and crispy. Approximately 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Carefully remove hot pizza from stone. Slice and serve.

Nutrition

Calories:

485.1

kcal

|

Carbohydrates:

61.5

g

|

Protein:

21.7

g

|

Fat:

17.7

g

|

Saturated Fat:

9.5

g

|

Polyunsaturated Fat:

1.3

g

|

Monounsaturated Fat:

4.1

g

|

Cholesterol:

50.5

mg

|

Sodium:

1261.4

mg

|

Potassium:

196.5

mg

|

Fiber:

2.6

g

|

Sugar:

10.3

g

|

Vitamin A:

846.3

IU

|

Vitamin C:

13.6

mg

|

Calcium:

209.8

mg

|

Iron:

3.7

mg

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