Tri Tip with Raspberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce
1 tri tip
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
3/4 cup barbecue sauce
1/3 cup orange blossom honey
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 minced, canned chipotle pepper plus
1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can
1/2 cup mashed fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
Season tri tip with salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for about 8 to 9 minutes on each side or until meat is cooked to your liking.
Combine barbecue sauce, honey, lime juice, chipotle pepper and adobo sauce in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly; stir in raspberries and cilantro. Brush some of the sauce over beef during the last 5 minutes of grilling; serve the rest with the sliced beef.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Per Serving: 510 calories, 33 g protein, 33 g total fat (14 g sat., 0 g trans), 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g sugar, 110 mg cholesterol, 1380 mg sodium