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Smoked and Grilled Santa Maria Coulotte

A California specialty, this recipe for smoked and grilled Santa Maria tri-tip roast is sure to impress your guests. You can’t beat tender, juicy beef with bold, smoky flavor.

4 hrs 15 mins
6 Serving(s)
Smoked and Grilled Santa Maria Coulotte


  • 1 (2 1/2 lb.) Certified Angus Beef ® brand sirloin cap (Coulotte) roast
  • 4 tsp. coarse kosher salt
  • 4 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 2 tsp. sugar (coarse, if possible)
  • 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder


  1. Combine salt, pepper, granulated honey, garlic and onion powder.
  2. Evenly rub roast with rub. Cover tightly in plastic wrap or zipper-locking plastic bag. Refrigerate at least 2 hours, overnight for more intense flavor.
  3. Set up wood smoker to 225°F and smoke roast approximately 90 minutes to reach an internal temperature of 120°F.
  4. Grill roast over high heat on each side to develop a dark crust, reaching an internal temperature of 130-135°F. Remove roast, cover and let rest for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

380 Calories Per ServingFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 130mgSodium: 1430mgCarbohydrates: 2gSugars: 1gProtein: 37g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe