Barbequed Tri Tip with Avocado Salsa

Barbequed Tri Tip with Avocado Salsa

Barbequed Tri Tip with Avocado Salsa


Everything in moderation! Choose a lean Tri tip, cooking on the grill, and a small amount of avocados which are a healthy fat with many health benefits.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

2 tomato(es), Roma
1 avocado(s), Haas or any
1/2 cup corn, frozen white kernels
1/4 onion(s), red
1 pepper(s), bell, red, yellow, or green
1 teaspoon garlic, bottled minced
1 lime(s)
1 1/2 pounds tri tip roast, lean
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons seasoning blend, Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime, salt free
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
2 tablespoons salad dressing, Newman’s Own Lighten Up Light Lime Vinaigrette, or other low fat vinaigrette
1/4 cup cilantro, fresh, chopped (optional item)
Preparation

Chop tomatoes, avocado, onion, bell pepper and cilantro and gently mix together in a medium sized bowl. Add corn, garlic, vinaigrette and juice from the lime and stir gently. Rub olive oil over the tri tip and season with Mrs. Dash seasoning blend (or use 1 teaspon cumin and 1 teaspoon chili powder instead), salt and pepper. Heat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan over medium high heat. Cook tri tip until desired doneness (about 7 to 10 minutes per side). Wrap in foil and let sit for 5 minutes before cutting. Slice tri tip in slices against the grain and serve with avocado salsa spooned over top.
Nutrition

Per Serving About: 300 calories, 19 g fat, 4.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 26 g protein, 11 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 310 mg sodium; WW points plus value 8

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