If you’re gunning for that delicious wood-fire flavor, of course you’ll need to invest in two things: the best smoker or wood pellet grill such as the Camp Chef SmokePro LUX, and the best wood pellets you can find.
Here, we’re helping you with the latter. We’re listing our top picks for the best wood pellets for grilling.
Best Wood Pellets for Grilling: Traeger PEL319
Made of all-natural hardwood pellets, the Traeger PEL319 is advertised to deliver a “perfect blue smoke” to add a characteristic hardwood taste that you desire in your grilled food. It’s all-natural, so expect this product to be devoid of binding agents or any fillers.
Per bag, you’ll get 20 lbs. of pellets, which you can use to grill, smoke, roast, barbecue, or braise.
Traeger has several products that you can choose from depending on what type of food you’re working on. For this particular pellet, Hickory, use it for beef, poultry, pork, vegetables, and wild game. If you’re planning on grilling some seafood, get the Mesquite.
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CookinPellets 40PM Perfect Mix Smoking Pellets
Made only from heart woods, these smoking pellets are advertised to be a mix of 4 top-smoking woods. The result? Expect a “hickory base with cherry, hard maple, and apple.”
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RecTec Grills Ultimate Blend Pellets
If you cook or grill with wood, then these pellets from RecTec Grills will appeal to you. Weighing 40 lbs., this pellet blend should give you a lot of uses before purchasing another one.
Lumber Jack BBQ Grilling Pellets
These grilling pellets from Lumber Jack are advertised to have been extracted from 100% virgin wood. Expect them to be devoid of fillers, additives, and oils that may affect the quality of flavor they impart to your food. These pellets are from specially selected logs from Northwoods of Wisconsin.