Perfect Pellet Grill Potatoes: A Guide to Mastering Wood-Fired Spuds

Perfect Pellet Grill Potatoes: A Guide to Mastering Wood-Fired Spuds

Grilled Magic: Pellet Grill Potatoes

Imagine the perfect side dish to complement your juicy steaks or tender smoked meats – Pellet Grill Potatoes!

These aren’t your ordinary spuds.

Cooked over a wood fire, they absorb a unique flavor that’s simply irresistible.

Let’s dive into this recipe, where simplicity meets elegance.

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Preparation and Cooking Time

Pellet Grill Potatoes Preparation and Cooking Time
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes


This recipe yields 6 servings, ideal for a family dinner or a small gathering.


  • 2 pounds of small to medium yellow or red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of avocado oil for a healthy twist
  • 1 tablespoon of kosher salt for that perfect seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for a hint of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted, for a rich finish


Pellet Grill Potatoes Cooking Instructions.
  1. Preheat & Prep: Start by preheating your Pellet Grill to 375°. Meanwhile, wash the potatoes thoroughly and cut them into halves or thirds. Ensure they’re dry for that crispy skin we all love.
  2. Microwave Magic: For a quick start, microwave the potatoes for 3-4 minutes until they’re just fork-tender.
  3. Mix & Season: Place the potatoes in a 10X13 pan. Mix them with the melted butter and avocado oil, ensuring they’re well coated. Sprinkle the blend of kosher salt, garlic powder, and seasoned salt over them.
  4. Grill to Perfection: Put the pan on the grill and let them cook for 25-30 minutes. You’re aiming for a crisp, tantalizing bottom that’ll make your taste buds dance.

Nutritional Information

This dish is not just delicious but also packed with nutrients from the potatoes and avocado oil, making it a healthier side option.

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Best Potato Choices

Yellow or red potatoes are ideal for their firm texture.

You can experiment with russets, but they might crumble a bit.

Baby potatoes are also a great option for bite-sized goodness.

Serving Suggestions

These Pellet Grill Potatoes are versatile!

Pair them with a grilled ribeye steak, smoked pork chops, or even under a flavorful fish dish with Lemon Cream Sauce.

The possibilities are endless!

Storing and Reheating


No problem!

Store them in the fridge in a covered container for 3-4 days. You can reheat them in various ways – microwave, stovetop, oven, or back on the grill.

Creative Leftover Ideas

Got too many?

Transform them into a breakfast hash or add them to various chowders and salads.

They’re fantastic for repurposing!

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra kick, add a sprinkle of paprika or cayenne pepper.
  • If you’re short on time, the microwave step is a lifesaver.
  • Experiment with different herbs like rosemary or thyme for added flavor.


There you have it, a simple yet fantastic Pellet Grill Potatoes recipe.

It’s not just about cooking; it’s about creating flavors that bring joy to your table.

So fire up that grill and let the magic begin!

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Jack Dempsey