The Certified Angus Beef Steakhouse Tri-Tip at Costco is in the refrigerated specialty food aisle, and it is excellent! The tri-tip is already marinated and vacuum sealed in a bag so it’s a super convenient shortcut for a delicious sous vide steak dinner! We love cooking this cut longer than the package instructs and using our sous vide…but of course you can also just go by the package and roast it in the oven or on the bbq grill! You can cook this Steakhouse Marinated Tri-Tip from Costco right in the package it comes in using your sous vide. This pre-seasoned tri-tip is a crowd pleaser, and is the perfect easy meal for a busy host, holiday party, or Christmas dinner.
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- Why We Like the Certified Angus Beef Marinated Tri-Tip from Costco
- Costco Price & Item Number
- Steakhouse Tri-Tip at Costco Nutritional Information
- KETO Suitability
- How to Carve a Tri-Tip Steak
- Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip Sous Vide Cooking Instructions
- Costco Serving Suggestions
- Modifications, Additions, Suggestions?
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Why We Like the Certified Angus Beef Marinated Tri-Tip from Costco
First and foremost, the seasoning flavor is good, the cut of beef is good, and it’s a super meal shortcut for us on a busy day, or to add an additional protein option when we’re hosting a crowd….with literally almost zero additional time or effort!
We find it a little chewy when prepared as instructed on the packaging, but when you use a sous vide, that changes the whole game and it renders a delicious and tender tri-tip roast! While we often cook our steaks medium or medium rare, we think when it’s cooked a little longer on a lower temperature, that’s the golden ticket!
Costco Price & Item Number
Certified Angus Beef Steakhouse Tri Tip is Costco Item Number 33803 and costs $8.99 per pound. Each package is about 4 – 4.5 lbs or about $37-$39.
Steakhouse Tri-Tip is not sold online at Costco.com, but you can order it on Same Day Costco for $10.52 per pound, or about $45 per piece.
Steakhouse Tri-Tip at Costco Nutritional Information
Based on a 4oz raw weight serving, each serving contains 210 calories, 13 grams of fat, 4.5g of saturated fat, 600mg of sodium, 2g of carbohydrates, 1g of sugar, 20g of protein, and 10% DV of Iron.
The sodium shakes out to about 25% of the DV, so this might not be a good choice for those on a low sodium diet.
The carb count is at 2g and 1g of sugar, making this suitable for the KETO diet, in moderation. You are able to scrape off bits of the marinade after cooking, which may (or may not?) reduce the carbs slightly.
How to Carve a Tri-Tip Steak
Tri-tip will be best when sliced properly, against the grain of the meat. Check out the video below from Traeger Grills (which are also available at Costco!) for a quick instructional video.
Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip Sous Vide Cooking Instructions
Certified Angus Beef Steakhouse Tri-Tip from Costco comes already vacuum sealed in a bag with seasoning, which makes cooking this marinated beef tri-tip super easy! Put the bag in water and turn your sous vide on! Makes a great quick and easy weeknight meal!
Be sure to use a meat thermometer to ensure the internal temperature has reached 135 before eating.
- Certified Angus Beef Steakhouse Tri-Tip from Costco
- Place Steakhouse Tri-Tip into water bowl
- Set Sous Vide to 135
- Cook for 4-7 hours
- Ensure internal temperature reaches 135 degrees F
By slow cooking the Steakhouse tri-tip for 7 hours, you'll really break down all the connective tissue, and it will render a texture comparable to beef tenderloin. If you prefer a more steak-like texture or don't have enough time, you can remove it earlier. After about 3-4 hours the tri-tip should be fully cooked, and after that it will get more and more tender.
Costco Serving Suggestions
Tri-tip is super versatile, here are a few ideas of other products you can purchase at Costco to complete a meal using the Certified Angus Beef Steakhouse Beef Tri-Tip:
- Costco deli mac and cheese
- roasted broccoli
- baked potato bar (potatoes, bacon crumbles, sour cream and grass-fed butter)
- hawaiian rolls
- bagged salad from Costco
- roasted garlic potatoes
Modifications, Additions, Suggestions?
We’d love to hear how you made yours and what you served it with in the comments!
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Additional Questions About Tri-Tip at Costco
Does Costco have tri-tip?
Yes, Costco sells a few types of tri-tip. Periodically throughout the year you can find a number of different cuts of tri-tip in both USDA Choice and USDA Prime in the Costco meat department, as well as pre-seasoned Certified Angus Beef Tri-Tip available in the refrigerated specialty aisle.
Is the Steakhouse Marinated Tri-Tip at Costco KETO Friendly?
Each serving of the Certified Angus Beef Tri-Tip (pre-marinated) at Costco has 2g of carbs, and 1g of sugars. In moderation, this is suitable for the KETO diet.