If you’re looking for a delicious and easy side dish for your next cookout, look no further than grilled potato wedges. These potatoes’ smoky flavor and crispy texture will have your guests asking for seconds. I’ll show you how to make perfectly grilled potato wedges on your Traeger grill in this recipe.
Table of Contents
- Ingredients for Grilled Potato Wedges
- How to Grill Potato Wedges on a Traeger Grill (Step-by-Step Guide)
- Why Grill Potato Wedges on a Traeger Grill?
- Tips for Perfectly Grilled Potato Wedges
- My Final Thoughts
- Frequently Asked Questions
Ingredients for Grilled Potato Wedges
- 4 large russet potatoes
- Olive oil
- Garlic powder
How to Grill Potato Wedges on a Traeger Grill (Step-by-Step Guide)
Preheat your Traeger grill to 450°F.
Wash and dry the potatoes. Cut them in half lengthwise, then cut each half into 3-4 wedges.
Place the potato wedges in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil, making sure each wedge is coated.
Season the potato wedges with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika, to taste.
Place the potato wedges on the grill grates and cook for 20-25 minutes, flipping them over halfway through cooking.
Remove the potato wedges from the grill and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
Why Grill Potato Wedges on a Traeger Grill?
Grilling potato wedges on a Traeger grill gives them a delicious smoky flavor and a crispy texture. The high heat of the grill also helps to create a perfect char on the outside of the potatoes while keeping the insides tender and fluffy.
Tips for Perfectly Grilled Potato Wedges
Here are some tips to make sure your grilled potato wedges turn out perfectly:
Use Russet Potatoes
Russet potatoes work best for grilling because they hold up well to the high heat and create a crispy skin.
Cut Wedges Evenly
To ensure that the potato wedges cook evenly, make sure to cut them into similar sizes.
Don’t be afraid to season the potato wedges generously with salt, pepper, and your favorite spices.
Oil the Potatoes
Coating the potato wedges with olive oil helps to prevent sticking and creates a crispy texture.
Serve with Your Favorite Dip
Grilled potato wedges are perfect for dipping. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ketchup, ranch, or aioli.
My Final Thoughts
Grilled potato wedges are a delicious and easy side dish for any cookout. With these simple tips and tricks, you’ll be able to make perfectly grilled potato wedges every time. So fire up your Traeger grill and get cooking!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Use Other Types of Potatoes for This Recipe?
While russet potatoes work best for grilling, you can also use red potatoes or Yukon Gold potatoes.
How Do I Prevent the Potato Wedges from Sticking to The Grill Grates?
Make sure to coat the potato wedges with olive oil and preheat the grill grates before adding the potatoes.
Can I Season the Potato Wedges with Other Spices?
Absolutely! Experiment with different spices and find your favorite flavor combination.
Make sure to check out my other Traeger Potato Recipes here.