A Great Sunday Meal: Tasty Smoked Tri Tip Steak

Tri Tip Steak

Cooking tri tip is a great way to enjoy a delicious, juicy steak without spending a fortune. Tri tip is a lean, tender cut of beef from the bottom sirloin, and it is the perfect size for one or two people. Tri tip is a great option for grilling, and it only takes about 30 minutes to get it cooked to perfection.

This tri tip recipe is simple and tasty, and it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


  • 2-3 lb tri tip roast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (around 400-450 degrees F).
  2. Rub the tri tip with the olive oil, then generously season with garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the tri tip on the hot grill surface and cook for about 15 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 135-140 degrees F (for medium-rare).
  4. Remove the tri tip from the grill and let it rest for 8-10 minutes before slicing it against the grain.

Enjoy your perfectly cooked tri tip with your favorite sides and sauces!

Need a great beverage to go with your smokey steak? We think a nice old fashioned goes incredible well as a pre-dinner cocktail. Give this old fashioned recipe a shot.

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