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Smoked Tri-Tip

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Tri-Tip

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Effort

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Pellets

Pecan

Reverse seared like a boss, this tri-tip is everything a steak should be: juicy, flavorful, and addicting.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 (3-5 lb) tri-tip

  • 1/8 Cup pepper

  • 1/8 Cup salt

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    Grill225 ˚F
  • 2

    Combine salt and pepper. Season all sides of meat with a heavy coat of the salt and pepper mixture.
    Ingredients
    • 1 (3-5 lb) tri-tip

    • 1/8 Cup pepper

    • 1/8 Cup salt

  • 3

    Place tri-tip directly on the grill grate and cook until it reaches an internal temperature of 130℉, this should take about 60 to 90 minutes.
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  • 4

    When tri-tip reaches 130℉, pull off the grill and wrap in foil.
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  • 5

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 6

    When grill comes to temperature, remove tri-tip from foil and sear for 4 minutes on each side.
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  • 7

    Pull off the grill and allow to rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Slice against the grain to serve. Enjoy!

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