Peppery Beef Tri-Tip with Skewered Vegetables

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6


  • 1 beef tri-tip roast (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup prepared Italian dressing
  • 2 cups onion wedges
  • 2 cups 3/4-inch zucchini slices
  • 1 cup 1-inch red bell pepper pieces
  • 1 cup medium mushrooms
  • Seasoning:1 Tbs packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme


  • Combine seasoning ingredients. Mix 1 teaspoon with dressing. Press remaining seasoning onto beef roast. Alternately thread vegetables onto 12-inch metal skewers; brush with dressing.
  • Place roast on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 35 to 45 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Grill vegetables 20 to 25 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally.
  • 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 vegetables.
  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 294
  Calories from Fat 121 (41%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(22%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(30%)Cholesterol 89mg
(12%)Sodium 287mg
(22%)Potassium 761mg
Total Carbohydrate 11g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(66%)Protein 33g
* 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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