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BBQ Beef Short Ribs With Traeger Prime Rib Rub

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

8 Hours




These ribs are nothing short of glorious. Rubbed down with our prime rib blend and hit with wood-fired flavor, they make for a meal you're sure to savor.


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Units of Measurement:


  • 2 (4 bone) beef short rib racks

  • Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 1 Cup beef broth


  • 1

    Trim any excess fat from the outside of the beef short ribs. Season generously with Traeger Prime Rib Rub.


    • 2 (4 bone) beef short rib racks

    • As Needed Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 225℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the center of a rack of ribs, avoiding the bones and any large pockets of fat. Place the ribs directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 160℉, about 5 hours.

    Grill250 ˚F

    Probe160 ˚F

  • 4

    Stack 2 sheets of foil on a flat surface. Center a rack of ribs ion top of the foil and wrap up like a packet, leaving one end open. Pour in 1/2 cup beef broth and close the packet. Repeat with remaining rack of ribs.


    • 1 Cup beef broth

  • 5

    Return the wrapped ribs to the grill, meat side down. Re-insert the probe, close the lid, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 204℉, 2-3 hours more. Remove the ribs from the grill and let rest for 10 minutes.

    Grill250 ˚F

    Probe204 ˚F

  • 6

    Unwrap the racks, then cut between the bones into individual ribs. Serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy!

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