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Traeger Prime Rib Roast

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours




There's nothing as impressive as a huge cut of prime rib on the Traeger.


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Units of Measurement:


  • 1 5-7 bone prime rib roast

  • Traeger Prime Rib Rub


  • 1

    Coat the roast evenly with the Traeger Prime Rib Rub and wrap in plastic wrap. Let sit in the refrigerator for 24 hours.


    • 1 5-7 bone prime rib roast

    • As Needed Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the roast, avoiding the bones and any large pockets of fat. Place the prime rib, fat-side up, directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and sear for 30 minutes (starting at a higher heat will help render the fat and develop a crispy crust).

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 4

    Reduce the Traeger temperature to 300℉. Continue to cook the roast until cooked your desired temperature (120℉ for rare, 130℉ for medium-rare, 140℉ for medium, or 150℉ for well-done) is reached, 3-4 hours more. Check the internal temperature at 30-minute intervals throughout the cook time.

    Grill300 ˚F

  • 5

    Remove the roast from grill and let rest for 30 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

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