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Santa Maria Style Tri Tip

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Santa Maria Style Tri Tip

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  • 1 tri-tip roast (also known as triangle steak, a bottom sirloin cut, anywhere from 2 1/2 pounds to 4 pounds, look for one well-marbled with fat)
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground black pepper (finely)
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. rosemary (or fresh, finely minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. sage
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    Calories60Calories from Fat20
    Total Fat1.5g2%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat20
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Brian 2 years ago
    Perfect. Wouldn’t change a thing
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    Ashley 2 years ago
    So great! Nothing to change, perfect balance of flavors.
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    Cindy Jarrett 2 years ago
    Amazing. I use cherrywood smoked sea salt I place of the kosher salt
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    Chris S. 2 years ago
    i used this rub, but cooked it in the oven. Delicious!
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    Jo LeRoy 3 years ago
    Really liked the rub! My grill didn't get hot enough to sear the meat when following the recipe as written, so I did a reverse sear on the stove when it was almost done cooking.
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    Brian Shema 3 years ago
    The rub is awesome made it last weekend making it again today!
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    Laura Miller 3 years ago
    This is a classic! No need to change it.
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    Mike B. 4 years ago
    Recipe turned out to be a hit we had guests over, 3 adults and 3 children and everyone had a second helping I added a table spoon of white sugar to tame the heat a little for the children but it didn’t affect the flavor tri tip is the best cut of meat especially for the price thanks for the recipe it will be used over and over again
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    Janicek 4 years ago
    great flavor on the rub. I cut the receipt in her because I got a smaller tri tip. will do this rub again
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    Martha M. 5 years ago
    Turned out flavorful, juicy, with a charred crust and great beefy flavor.
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    Ashley 5 years ago
    This was delicious! The meat came out great! We used a Kamado Joe grill. But I did brown it first on our cast iron.
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    Jaime Mendoza 6 years ago
    Great recipe! Comes out perfect every time . My new dish for the thanksgiving dinner. Thank you Yummly for helping out in the kitchen.
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    Margie H. 6 years ago
    Delicious! I've made this rub 6-7 times now specifically for a Tri Tip. Everyone raves about the flavor. The roast is excellent on the BBQ.
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    Daniel Reyna 7 years ago
    Every time I make tri-tip, this is the recipe I use. I always use fresh rosemary since I have a bush out front. This always comes out flavorful and juicy. Everyone always wants to know how I cooked it. Too bad I wont tell. Get a meat thermometer to make sure you cook it just right. No sense in over cooking a juicy cut like this.