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Grilled Beef Tri-Tip with Tropical Fruit Salsa

Grilled Beef Tri-Tip with Tropical Fruit SalsaA beef tri-tip roast, grilled and basted with a lime and honey glaze during the last 10 minutes of cooking, is served with a refreshing tropical fruit and vegetable salsa.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (1 1/2 to 2 pound) beef tri-tip roast

Lime-Honey Glaze:
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon 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 tablespoons sliced green onion
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon honey

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine glaze ingredients in small bowl.
  2. Combine salsa ingredients in medium bowl.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.)
  5. Carve across the grain into thin slices. Serve with salsa.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.