grilled santa maria tri-tip
2 Teaspoon salt
2 Teaspoon black pepper
2 Teaspoon garlic powder
2 Teaspoon paprika
1 Teaspoon onion powder
1 Teaspoon rosemary
1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (2-1/2 lb) beef tri-tip roast
1/3 Cup red wine vinegar
1/3 Cup vegetable oil
4 Clove garlic, crushed
1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
Mix salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, rosemary, and cayenne together in a bowl.
Place tri-tip in a baking dish and coat on all sides with the rub. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
Combine red wine vinegar, vegetable oil, crushed garlic and Dijon mustard together in a sealable container. Cover the container and shake to blend ingredients.
When ready to cook, set temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Remove the tri-tip from the fridge and place directly on grill grate. Brush with garlic-vinegar mop sauce.
Cook meat for 15 minutes, flip and baste. Repeat the flip and baste process every 15 minutes for 30-40 minutes total or until the internal temperature reaches 130℉.
Let rest 5-10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!