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Sous Vide Tri Tip - Santa Maria Style
5 from 6 votes

Sous Vide Tri Tip - Santa Maria Style

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, santa maria, sous vide, tri tip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Hands-On Cook Time 5 minutes
Sous Vide Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 - 4 lb Tri Tip Roast
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp Dried oregano
  • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp Dried sage



  1. Set sous vide machine to 55C/131F.

  2. Place the tri tip in a freezer bag, and remove the air through a vacuum sealer or the displacement method. Drop tri tip in the bath for 6 hours.


  1. In a small bowl, mix together salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion, powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, rosemary and sage to create spice blend.

  2. Remove bag from bath. Take tri tip out of the bag, pat dry and season with spice blend. Heat pan on high and add oil. Sear for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

  3. Slice and serve tri tip with your favorite BBQ sauce or topping and enjoy!