Pesto Rubbed Tri Tip Steak

Pesto Rubbed Tri Tip Steak

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Here’s a recipe from the Beef Council that puts an Italian inspired twist on the Tri Tip steak. Take your favorite basil pesto sauce and use it to make this Italian seasoned tri tip steak for al fresco style dining…

Here’s a recipe from the Beef Council that puts an Italian inspired twist on the Tri Tip steak. Take your favorite basil pesto sauce and use it to make this Italian seasoned tri tip steak for al fresco style dining out any time of the year. Let us know what you think of this recipe in the comments below!

Ingredients

Prep Time

20 min

Total Time

1.25 hrs

Yield

Makes 6 to 8 servings
  • 1 Leahy's Angus Beef Tri Tip Steak
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes ( Italian seasoned, diced and undrained)
  • .5 cup Onion ( chopped)
  • .5 cup Basil Pesto Sauce ( prepared)
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese ( shredded)
  • 1.5 tsp Pepper

Directions

  • 1

    Heat oven to 425°F and spread 1/4 cup of the pesto sauce evenly on all surfaces of the tri tip. Season with black pepper.

  • 2

    Place the steak on a rack in a roasting pan and roast for 40 minutes.

  • 3

    While the steak is roasting, combine the tomatoes and onions in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes until the liquid has evaporated. Stir in the remaining 1/4 cup of pesto and keep warm.

  • 4

    Once steak is done roasting, remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing. Slice against the grain of the meat into thin strips.

  • 5

    Season the steak with additional salt and pepper if desired and serve with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!


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Recommended Pairings

Malbec

Malbec

Malbec originated in France but is now best known as Argentina's signature grape. It produces wines that are velvety smooth with rich fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Mendoza, Argentina
  • Cahors, France

Pairs great with:

  • Malbec loves steak and steak loves Malbec. Bonus points if you serve with chimichurri!
 

Amber Ale

Amber Ale

A great middle ground style of beer, Amber ales have moderate hops and moderate malt.


Pairs great with:

  • Anything hot off the grill, light cheeses

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