Santa Maria style barbecue

Lynnda Cloutier


Mom used to make this every summer.My mom and my old recipes

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3/4 cup salsa
1/4 cup tomato-based barbecue sauce
1/4 cup liquid from a jar of pickled jalapenos
2 teaspoons mustard
1/2 teaspoons salt
one sirloin tri-tip or top sirloin, about 2 pounds
1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon meat seasoning, mccormick or suzy q.'s
canned ranch style beans
one loaf sourdough or french bread, sliced in half lengthwise, toasted and buttered

How to Make Santa Maria style barbecue


  • 1mix salsa, barbecue sauce, jalapeno pepper liquid, dry mustard, and salt in a large bowl. Add the meat; marinate for several hours.
  • 2Heat grill. A charcoal grill stocked with oak charcoal is best, but a gas grill works well too. Wipe excess marinade from the meat. Apply meat seasoning.
  • 3Grill steak over medium until cooked to taste, usually 25 to 30 minutes. For medium rare the temperature should be 145°. Let meat rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Slice very thin. Serve with beans and toasted bread. 360 calories per serving. Serves four

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Course/Dish: Beef

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