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Grilled Butter Basted Rib-Eye

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes




Grill, chill, and give your rib-eye a bubbly butter bath. Share at your own risk.


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  • 2 thick-cut bone-in rib-eye steaks

  • kosher salt

  • pepper

  • 4 Tablespoon Butter, unsalted


  • 1

    Season both sides of steaks with salt and pepper and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.


    • 2 thick-cut bone-in rib-eye steaks

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste pepper

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Place a cast iron skillet with enough room for the steaks directly on the grill grate and preheat.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 3

    Place steaks on the hottest part of the grill and cook for 5 minutes with the lid closed.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 4

    After 5 minutes, open the lid and place the butter in the skillet, it should melt almost immediately.


    • 4 Tablespoon Butter, unsalted

  • 5

    Flip the steaks into the cast iron skillet so the grilled side is facing up. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes basting the steaks with butter every couple of minutes. Cook until the internal temperature reaches 125℉ to 130℉ for medium-rare (about 10 minutes).

    Grill500 ˚F

    Probe125 ˚F

  • 6

    Remove steaks from the pan and rest for 10 minutes. Transfer steaks to plates and pour reserved butter over the top. Enjoy!

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