Skip to Main Content
  • Find even more great deals at a store near you  |Find a Store

25 Easy Beef Recipes

Jump To Recipe
Thai Beef Skewers_RE_HE_M

Beef is great for an easy weeknight meal or as the centerpiece for any neighborhood get-together. Sold everywhere and extremely versatile, you can always rely on beef if you're short on time but need to put some serious flavor on the table.

Whether you're cooking a quick dinner or preparing an epic feast for your neighbors, these easy beef recipes have your back. From reubuen sandwiches to tin foil dinners, you'll find a beef recipe to suit your taste and time schedule.

25 Easy Beef Recipes

Three Ingredient Pot Roast

It doesn't get much easier (or flavorful) than this. Serve Amanda Haas' perfectly tender pot roast over pasta, with roasted new potatoes, or stuffed in corn tortillas for street tacos.

Full Three Ingredient Pot Roast Recipe


Reuben Sandwich

Make this deli classic right in your backyard. Rich, corned beef, melty swiss cheese, and sauerkraut are sandwiched between toasty rye bread and a homemade spread.

Full Reuben Sandwich Recipe


Grilled Flank Steak with Peperonata

6-in-1 versatility means you can grill and roast this recipe with ease. Marinated flank steak gets topped with slightly sweet and smoky peperonata, complementing the beefy, wood-fired flavor perfectly.

Full Grilled Flank Steak with Peperonata Recipe


Steak Taco Salad

Forget the ground beef and top your taco salad with tender, Traeger-grilled steak. Our homemade avocado dressing really takes this Southwestern-salad over the top.

Full Steak Taco Salad Recipe


Grilled Thai Beef Skewers

This sweet and spicy chili-glazed steak is the perfect way to switch up your grilling routine. So load up your skewers and get ready to impress your guests.

Full Grilled Thai Beef Skewers Recipe

Thai Beef Skewers_RE_HE_M

BBQ Kaiser Burgers

Ground chuck is combined with Parmesan cheese and Traeger Beef Rub for a patty that doesn't skimp on savory flavor. Serve on toasted Kaiser rolls with creamy BBQ sauce and all the fixins for an epic burger experience.

Full BBQ Kaiser Burgers Recipe


Wagyu Tri-Tip

For a memorable steak dinner, season & roast tri-tip low & slow right in your own backyard.

Full Wagyu Tri-Tip Recipe


Grilled Kobe Beef Burgers

Sink your teeth into the best BBQ burger you’ve ever tasted. Kobe beef promises incredible high-quality flavor and a juicy finish complemented by an infusion of Traeger wood-fired taste.

Full Grilled Kobe Beef Burgers Recipe


Traeger NY Strip Steak

Bring home the immense flavor of the Big Apple’s favorite steak with our New York strip recipe. Marinate this classic Delmonico cut in Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce and season with Traeger Beef Rub before searing the strip loin with intense wood-fired flavor.

Full Traeger NY Strip Steak Recipe


Smoked Pot Roast

We’re taking an all-time household classic and injecting it with wood-fired flavour. This easy recipe starts with a chuck roast that is rubbed with a blend of spices, then smoked on the Traeger. Drop the roast into a Dutch oven with potatoes, carrots, onions, herbs, and beef stock and braise until tender.

Full Smoked Pot Roast Recipe

Smoked Pot Roast

Tin Foil Dinner

This isn’t your typical campsite classic. Our tinfoil dinners are packed with tender stew meat, potatoes, peppers, herbs & seasonings, then topped with a generous dollop of butter before getting sealed up and cooked over a Traeger wood fire.

Full Tin Foil Dinner Recipe

Tin Foil Dinner

BBQ Meatball Onion Bombs

These BBQ Meatball Onion Bombs taste ridiculously good - no wonder it's one of our most downloaded recipes. Make these bad boys for your next get together, pair with your favorite beer, and watch them get devoured.

Full BBQ Meatball Onion Bombs Recipe


Traeger Classic Burger

Sometimes you don't need much to make a great burger. Cheese, onions and beef smashed together on a griddle are all you need to make your taste buds happy and your neighbors envious. Get smashing.

Full Traeger Classic Burger Recipe


Ultimate Loaded Nachos

This is “nacho” ordinary plate. This heaping pile of nachos is loaded with tri-tip, chicken, and sausage, then topped with melted cheese and all the classic fixins.

Full Ultimate Loaded Nachos Recipe


Grilled Skirt Steak Quesadillas

Fold up this cheesy goodness for a quick and easy meal that everyone in the family will love. Start with a 20 minute marinade, then grill, slice, and combine with cheese and tortillas.

Full Grilled Skirt Steak Quesadillas Recipe


Grilled Steak Salad

A salad is good and all, but a steak salad? Now we’re talking. Juicy wood-fired steak sits atop a bed of leafy greens and gets covered with a savory vinaigrette for one smokin’ salad.

Full Grilled Steak Salad


Stuffed to the Max Burgers

Our jaws have dropped to the max with this amazing Diva Q creation. Stuffed with bacon jam and cheese, this burger is going to be a mouthful, and comes straight from Diva's new cookbook, Diva Q's Barbecue.

Full Stuffed to the Max Burgers Recipe


Smoked Burgers

This juicy burger will make your weekend BBQ unforgettable.

Full Smoked Burgers Recipe

Smoked Burgers

Grilled Ribeye Shish Kabobs

Stack your skewers with wood-fired flavor. Tender rib-eye, tomatoes, and red onion are grilled over maple wood and finished off with an herb-packed chimichurri sauce.

Full Grilled Ribeye Shish Kabobs Recipe


Smoked New York Strip Steak

Recipe for grilling New York strip steak. This perfect steak will make your home your new favorite steak house in town. Smoke infused onions and mushrooms give this NY strip steak the royal treatment.

Full Smoked New York Strip Steak Recipe


Cherry BBQ Steak Skewers

These skewers are the cherry bombs of BBQ, they’re sweet & spicy & will

Full Cherry BBQ Steak Skewers Recipe


Mexican Machaca Shredded Beef

This easy and succulent shredded beef can be loaded into tacos, enchiladas, or top off mile-high nachos. Toss with BBQ Sauce for an added kick of flavor.

Full Mexican Machaca Shredded Beef Recipe


Grilled Triple Cheeseburger

What’s better than a cheeseburger? A burger with 2 extra patties. Give Traeger’s triple cheeseburger recipe a go the next time you do burger night at the house.

Full Grilled Triple Cheeseburger Recipe


Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

This beef stew is cooked low and slow with wood smoke. Now that's a cool-weather dinner to look forward to after a day of raking leaves or putting the patio furniture away for the winter. Traeger is truly a grill for all seasons.

Full Old-Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe


Wood-Fired Filet Mignon

All this decadent cut demands is a little smoked salt, black pepper, and Traeger heat.

Full Wood-Fired Filet Mignon Recipe

Smoked Pot Roast

by Nichole Dailey

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

6 Hr





We’re taking an all-time household classic and injecting it with wood-fired flavor. This easy recipe starts with a chuck roast that is rubbed with a blend of spices, then smoked on the Traeger. Drop the roast into a Dutch oven with potatoes, carrots, onions, herbs, and beef stock and braise until tender.

1 Teaspoongarlic powder
1 Teaspoononion powder
1 Teaspoonkosher salt
1 TeaspoonBlack pepper
1 (3 lb) chuck roast
2 Cupred bliss potatoes, halved
2 Cupcarrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 Cuppearl onions, peeled
1 Teaspoonancho chile powder
1 Cupsherry or red wine
1 Tablespoonfresh rosemary leaves
1 Tablespoonfresh thyme leaves
2 dried chipotle peppers
2 Cupbeef stock
  • 1

    Make the roast: When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Rub the spice mixture all over the chuck roast.

  • 3

    Place the chuck roast directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and smoke for 1 1/2 hours. Remove the roast from the grill and increase the temperature to 275℉.

  • 4

    Make the braise: Transfer the chuck roast to a large Dutch oven. Add the potatoes, carrots, onions, ancho chile powder, sherry, rosemary, thyme, chipotle peppers, and beef stock.

  • 5

    Place the lid on the Dutch oven and transfer to the grill. Close the lid and braise until the meat is very tender, 4-5 hours.

  • 6

    Serve with your favorite roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes and gravy. Enjoy!

This is a carousel. Tab through the slides for content.

Recommended Products

Give your beef some wood-fired flavor with these products.

Cuts of Beef

Ribeye, New York strip, and sirloin are familiar terms. But those are only a few of the 51 total cuts of beef. Explore our Cuts of Beef guide and learn all of the different cuts and how you can identify, prepare, and cook them.

This is a carousel. Tab through the slides for content.

More Beef Recipes