Pellet Grill Tri Tip [On a Traeger, Pit Boss, etc.]
A classic smoked tri tip recipe on a pellet grill that is sure to deliver all the tenderness, beefiness, and smokey flavors you love!
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Probe meat thermometer
tri tip roast
ground black pepper
Mix rub ingredients in a bowl until evenly combined
Preheat pellet grill to 250ºF with the smoke setting on medium-high
Coat tri tip evenly and thoroughly with rub mixture
Let your seasoned tri tip rest at room temperature for about an hour. Not a big deal if you are in a pinch for time and need to skip this part
Place tri tip on the pellet grill grate and shut the lid
Cook until the center of the tri tip is 110ºF. This usually takes about 1 hour, give or take
Remove tri tip from grill and let it rest at room temperature for about 15 minutes
While the beef rests, raise the temperature in your pellet grill to 450ºF
Put tri tip back on the grill to sear each side of the roast. We typically sear for 4-5 minutes per side - but the goal here is to sear until there is a brown outer crust on each side
After the tri tip is seared on all sides, check the internal temperature in the center of the beef to see if it has reached desired doneness (135ºF for medium rare, 140ºF for medium)
If desired temperature has not been reached, move the tri tip to your top rack and let it finish cooking to your desired doneness
Once doneness has been reached, place the finished tri tip on a cutting board. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!
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