Recipes and Cooking Beef Recipes Beef Roasts Southwestern Tri-Tip Roast 3.9 (24) 1 Review This low-fat beef roast recipe uses chipotle peppers and cumin to add flavor without fat to this easy dinner. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 6 hrs Roast Time: 30 mins Stand Time: 15 mins Total Time: 7 hrs Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, seeded and finely chopped 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1.5-2 pound boneless beef tri-tip roast (bottom sirloin) Directions For rub, combine chipotle peppers, oregano, oil, cumin, salt, and garlic. Spread over surface of meat, rubbing in with glove-covered hands. Cover and chill for 6 to 24 hours. Place meat on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer into center of roast . Roast in a 425 degree F oven. For medium rare, roast for 30 to 35 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 140 degrees F. Cover with foil and let stand 15 minutes. The temperature of the meat after standing should be 145 degrees F. (For medium, roast for 40 to 45 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees F. Cover and let stand 15 minutes. The temperature of the meat after standing should be 160 degrees F.) Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 156 Calories 7g Fat 1g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 156 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 45mg 15% Sodium 248mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 21g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 344mg 7% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-12 2.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.