Barbequed Tri Tip

Barbequed Tri Tip
Comments: Best marinated overnight and and cooked on an outdoor grill. Use leftovers in a salad.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 20 minutes to marinate
Cooking Time: 20 to 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

1 1/4 pounds tri tip roast, lean
2 tablespoons cumin, ground
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper, black, ground

Preparation: To make the dry rub, combine the brown sugar, seasoning and the spices in a small bowl and mix well. Trim any excess fat from the tri tip. Using your hands, rub and coat the tri tip with the spice rub, covering all sides. Place Tri tip on a baking sheet and let it sit on the counter for about 20 minutes before grilling. Heat the grill to medium high heat. Place Tri tip on the grill and cook for about ten to fifteen minutes on each side until desired doneness is reached. Let the tri tip rest in foil for 5 minutes before cutting. Slice into thin quarter inch strips at an angle against the grain.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 270 calories, 12 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 31 g protein, 8 g carbohydrates, 2.5 g dietary fiber, 710 mg sodium; WW points plus value 7

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