Best Tri-Tip Ever

Best Tri-Tip Ever

Have you ever tried Tri-tip? If you have not friends you are missing out!! This Tri-tip recipe is delicious, and SO easy!!
This slow cooker tri-tip roast is the perfect comfort food for a chilly day. Tri-tip can be grilled, braised, roasted, or smoked. I love putting it in your crockpot!
This simple recipe will give you a juicy and flavorful roast everytime.
Of course there is a number of things that you can serve with Tri Tip. like mashed potatoes and gravy are great. You can also have Roasted Potatoes or even something as simple as a baked potato is great.
Prepare enough to make Tri-tip Sandwiches the next day. They are so delicious and this is how we make them….
Butter the inside of the bun and toast under the broiler.
Place sliced/shredded meat onto the bun.
Add a piece of Provolone cheese and place under the broiler to melt.
Then dip into reserved au-jus.
This a great family holiday meal at Christmas time. This Tri-tip will be the highlight of your dinner table. 
Ok, ready to make this meaty delight?
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American



  • 3-4 lb Trimmed Beef Brisket or Tri Tip
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 ounces Liquid Smoke
  • 3 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coarse Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tsp Onion Salt
  • 1 tsp Celery Salt



  • Rinse meat and place in stoneware of your slow cooker.
  • Pour Water, Liquid Smoke and Worcestershire Sauce over Meat.
  • Sprinkle Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt, Onion Salt, and Celery Salt, Evenly Over Meat.
  • Gently Lift Edges of Meat So Liquid Can Run Under Meat.
  •  Put Lid On Stoneware and Refrigerate 8 Hours or Overnight.
  • Take Stoneware Out of Refrigerator and Place in Slow Cooker Base.
  • Program Slow Cooker 6 – 8 on High or 8 – 10 on Low Heat.
  • When Meat is Done, Remove Meat to a Large Cutting Board and Let Rest For 10 to 15 Minutes.
  • Slice Meat Against the Grain and Serve with your favorite Barbecue Sauce.
  • Adapted from Recipe Keeper.
Keyword Christmas, crockpot, tri-tip