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Smoked Longhorn Cowboy Tri-Tip

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Longhorn Cowboy Tri-Tip

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours

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Matthew Holopirek submitted this recipe for Meat Madness. The coffee grounds give the Tri-Tip a powerful bark to seal in natural juices, for a superbly flavorful main dish.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 2

      Rub tri-tip with Traeger Beef Rub and coffee grounds. Place on the grill grate and smoke at 180℉ for 3 hours.
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    • 3

      Remove tri-tip and increase the grill temperature to 275℉.
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    • 4

      Double wrap the tri-tip in foil, return to grill and let cook for 45 to 90 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 130℉ to 135℉.
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    • 5

      Remove from the grill, unwrap foil and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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