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Traeger Tri Tip

Traeger Tri Tip

By Traeger Kitchen

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

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr
30 Min

Pellets

Pecan

Ingredients

This recipe serves:

6

Units of Measurement:
main
1 (3-5 lb) tri-tip
2 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
2 Tablespoon kosher salt
This recipe serves:

6

Units of Measurement:
main
1 (3-5 lb) tri-tip
2 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
2 Tablespoon kosher salt

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke, if available.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine the salt and pepper. Generously season all sides of the tri tip.

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the tri tip. Place the tri tip directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 130℉, 60-90 minutes.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    130 ˚F / 54 ˚C

    01:30

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Remove the smoked tri tip from the grill and wrap in foil. Increase the Traeger temperature to 450°F (or 500°F, if available) and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    00:15

  • 5

    Unwrap the tri tip. Re-insert the probe and return the tri tip to the grill. Sear on each side for 4 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    00:08

  • 6

    Remove the tri tip from the grill and let rest for 10-15 minutes. Slice against the grain, then serve. Enjoy!

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