Skip To Main Content

Tri-Tip Roast Delivery or Pickup

The Instacart guide to tri-tip roast


Tri-tip roast cooking tips

Cooking a tri-tip roast may seem intimidating for those who haven't done it before since it's such a large cut of meat. However, it's really a straightforward roast to cook. It can be prepared in several ways, but most people prefer it grilled, roasted, or smoked. A tri-tip roast is best-served medium-rare, as this is when it's the most tender and juicy. 

To grill your tri-tip, preheat the grill and then place the roast on the hottest part of the grill. You'll want to cook it for a few minutes on each side, frequently turning to ensure that it doesn't burn. Once it's been cooked for a few minutes on each side over high heat, move it to a low-heat section of the grill and continue cooking until the meat reaches an internal temperature of about 130 degrees. You should turn the meat about halfway through cooking.

Tri-tip is great when marinated, or you can put it in a smoker and let it absorb that delicious smoky flavor as it cooks. If you decide to use your oven to roast your tri-tip, make sure you pan sear it on the outside first for the best results. Add a tri-tip roast to your cart using the Instacart app for delivery in as little as 2 hours!

You can find a variety of different roasts in the supermarket, including beef and pork versions. One of the more popular roast products is the beef tri-tip roast. This selection of meat is cut from the bottom of the sirloin section of the cow. It gets the name "tri-tip" due to the fact that it's triangular and comes from the lower tip of the sirloin. The "roast" part of the name is because it's a large piece of meat that's best when roasted.

Tri-tip is considered a lean cut of meat, but it does have some marbling of fat that runs through the roast. This marbling of fat helps give the tri-tip roast its tenderness and bold, full flavor. It also helps the meat to stay juicy as it cooks. If you don't plan on preparing your tri-tip roast immediately, you can wrap it in plastic and put it in the refrigerator for three to five days. You can also freeze tri-tip, where it will stay good for six to 12 months, but it needs to be tightly wrapped.

Keep in mind that while similar, tri-tip roast and tri-tip steak aren't the same things. The tri-tip roast is the uncut section of the bottom portion of the bottom sirloin. On the other hand, tri-tip steak is when the tri-tip roast is cut into steaks prior to being packaged. Typically, tri-tip steak is about an inch thick. Both of these options will have a similar flavor and tenderness, but you'll prepare them differently. A full tri-tip roast weighs in at about 5 pounds before it's trimmed.

Ordering your tri-tip roast via the Instacart app or through the website saves you time and lets you get this savory cut of meat delivered right to your door!

Tri-Tip Roast Near Me

Buy your favorite tri-tip roast online with Instacart. Order tri-tip roast from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

Popular Categories Near You

crepes
gotham greens
bic lighters pack
shin ramyun
grahams
salsa pace
palmini
shishito
schar crackers
organic all purpose flour

FAQs About Tri-Tip Roast

Instacart logo

Get deliveries with Instacart

  • iOS Logo
    iOS
  • Play Store Logo
    Android

Top departments



Legal

    • Terms of Use
    • Privacy Policy
    Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.