Herb Rubbed Roast Beef with Orange Salsa - 2 Guiding Stars
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Using oranges in place of tomatoes in this salsa creates a sweeter topping that perfectly complements the herb-lathered goodness of this simple roast.



  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ lbs. beef tri-tip roast


  • 1½ cups chopped mandarin orange
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1½ tsp. minced ginger
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Heat oven to 425ºF. Place garlic, parsley, thyme, and pepper in a food processor and process until chopped. Press herb mixture and salt evenly onto all surfaces of beef.
  2. Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast to minimum internal temperature of 145ºF (30-40 minutes).
  3. Remove roast and transfer to carving board. Tent with foil for 15 minutes.
  4. While roast is cooking, combine salsa ingredients in small bowl and refrigerate.
  5. Carve roast across the grain into thin slices and top with salsa to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 240; Total Fat 11g (14% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 3.5g (18% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 74mg (25% DV); Sodium 355mg (16% DV); Total Carbohydrate 10g (4% DV); Dietary Fiber 1.5g (6% DV); Total Sugars 6g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 24g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 15% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin K 70% DV; Niacin 60% DV; Selenium 50% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/herb-rubbed-roast-beef-with-orange-salsa/
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