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Everything Bagel Burger

Traeger Bagel Burger Recipe

Paul SidoriakPaul Sidoriak
When you combine juicy smoked meatloaf cooked on the traeger grill, with a fresh bagel you get a magical sandwich worth bragging about. One bite of this Traeger bagel burger and you may never think the same about meatloaf, or bagels again!
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Resting time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 sandwiches
Calories 621 kcal


  • 1 medium sweet onion finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup gochujang sauce divided
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons Everything but the bagel seasoning divided
  • 8 Everything bagels sliced

Meatloaf Sauce

  • ¼ cup gochujang sauce
  • ¼ cup Red Duck smoked ketchup or unflavored ketchup


  • Finely dice a medium sweet onion and sweat it in butter with the garlic until the onion becomes translucent
  • Set aside and allow the mixture to cool for 10 minutes
  • Combine the meat mixture with the pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, gochujang sauce, and butter-onion mixture
  • add one tablespoon of the everything but the bagel seasoning and the beaten eggs to the meat and spice mix
  • Using your hands, combine all the ingredients until well incorporated
  • Allow the meat to rest for 30 minutes
  • Preheat your Traeger grill to 225F on the Super Smoke setting if you have that feature
  • Lay down a double sheet of parchment paper
  • Form the meat mixture into a loaf on the parchment paper
  • Sprinkle the remaining Everything But The Bagel seasoning all over the meatloaf
  • Place the meatloaf and parchment paper on the Traeger grill
  • Cook for 45 minutes then carefully remove the parchment paper from the bottom of the meatloaf
  • Continue to cook the meatloaf until it reaches an internal temperature of 120F
  • Remove the meatloaf and raise the heat on the Traeger grill to 400F
  • Use the meatloaf sauce to coat the meatloaf
  • Sprinkle additional Everything But The Bagel seasoning all over the meatloaf
  • Return the meatloaf to the Traeger Grill and cook to an internal temperature of 145F
  • Allow the meat to rest covered for 30 minutes until it reaches 160F
  • While the meat is resting toast your bagels on the Traeger grill (optional)
  • Slice the meat into approximately 8 slices
  • Place a slice of meatloaf on the everything bagel to form your sandwich
  • Garnish with mayonnaise and Cabot cheddar cheese if desired


Calories: 621kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 32gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 655mgPotassium: 522mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 74IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Bagel burger, Meatloaf, Traeger Bagel Burger Recipe, Traeger burger recipe, Traeger grill
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