Grilled Beef Tri-tip with Tropical Fruit Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • Beef:1 beef tri-tip roast (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
  • Lime-Honey Glaze:2 Tbs honey
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Tropical Fruit Salsa:1- 1/2 cups chopped papaya or mango
  • 1/2 cup chopped plum tomatoes
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs sliced green onion
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbs honey

Directions

  • Salsa:Combine glaze ingredients in small bowl. Combine salsa ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Beef:Place beef roast on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 35 to 45 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Brush with glaze during last 10 minutes.
  • Remove roast when instant-read thermometer registers 140°F for medium rare; 155°F for medium. Tent loosely with aluminum foil; let stand 10 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise to 145°F for medium rare; 160°F for medium.) Carve across the grain into thin slices. Serve with salsa.
  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 243
  Calories from Fat 94 (39%)
(16%)Total Fat 10g
(18%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(11%)Sodium 260mg
(16%)Potassium 552mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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