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Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon

Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon

By Traeger Kitchen

Give your wood-fired eats a serious snap of flavor. Grilled sugar snap peas pair perfectly with smoky, sweet and salty bacon.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes




Number of people serving


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Units of measurement:
2 Pound Sugar Snap Peas, ends trimmed
2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 To Taste salt and pepper
1 Pound bacon
2 Tablespoon butter
2 Medium shallot, thinly sliced
1 Clove garlic, minced
1/4 Cup bourbon
2 Tablespoon maple syrup


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    In a medium bowl, toss peas with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 3

    Place a grill mat or tray on the grill grate to prevent peas from falling through the grates.

  • 4

    Place peas on grill mat and cook for 10 minutes until lightly browned and tender but still bright green.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 5

    Place bacon slices on the grill next to peas and cook for 15-20 minutes or until fat is rendered and slightly crisp.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 6

    While the bacon and peas cook, heat butter in a pan over medium-high heat.

  • 7

    Add shallot and garlic and sauté until tender and cooked through. Deglaze with bourbon and cook until reduced by half. Add maple syrup and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

  • 8

    Remove bacon from grill and chop into 1/2-inch pieces.

  • 9

    Toss the bacon pieces with the grilled sugar snap peas and maple bourbon mixture. Enjoy!

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