This tender and juicy
Traeger Smoked Tri-Tip
recipe is beyond delicious! That's because the tri-tip is perfectly seasoned with my made from scratch
Santa Maria Seasoning
, then smoked for 2½ to 3 hours, depending on the size.
3-5 lb. Tri-Tip
Santa Maria Rub
Generously season the tri-tip with my
Santa Maria Tri-Tip Rub
or your favorite rub.
Place the roast in a ziplock bag and refrigerate overnight, or at least for a few hours.
Bring the tri-tip to room temperature. Preheat your Traeger grill to
. Use super smoke if you have that option.
Place seasoned tri-tip roast directly on the grill and insert a probe into the thickest part. Set the probe temp to
When the internal temperature reaches
, remove the tri-tip from the grill and wrap it in foil.
Turn the Traegers temperature up to
. When the grill is ready, place the tri-tip back on the grill and sear for 3 to 5 minutes on each side.
Allow the smoked tri-tip to rest, tented, for 10 to 15 minutes so that the juices redistribute throughout the meat.
To serve, slice the meat thinly against the grain.
Serve with Chipotle Smoked Mac & Cheese
Or with Traeger Smoked Potatoes
Traeger Prim Rib
Traeger Pulled Pork
Brisket Burnt Ends
Other Traeger Recipes