Get ready for a classic comeback with a delicious twist! Our crowd-pleasing Keto Chimichurri is back, but this time it's joining forces with a juicy tri-tip steak to introduce...hold onto your forks...the Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri.
This tasty twist on a classic is sure to spice up your keto routine. Imagine a tender, succulent steak enveloped by a zesty, aromatic sauce - that's what you're about to create in your own kitchen.
- Preparation and cooking overview
- Chef's note
- 🥑 Ingredients for this keto tri-tip with creamy avocado chimichurri recipe
- Ingredient substitutions
- Additional ingredients
- Cooking tools required
- Tools substitute options
- How to make Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri: step-by-step guide
- Cooking methods
- Preparation steps
- Cooking instructions
- What to serve with keto tri-tip with creamy avocado chimichurri?
- Nutritional facts
- How to make it healthier
- Time-saving tips
- What can I prepare ahead of time?
- Storage and reheating instructions
- Recipe wrap-up and conclusion
- Frequently asked questions
- 📖 Recipe
Preparation and cooking overview
Whipping up this Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri is a breeze! Simply blend the sauce ingredients, then sizzle up your tri-tip steak in a skillet. You'll be all done in about half an hour. The real test? Resisting the urge to dive into that mouth-watering sauce right away. We recommend letting it chill in the fridge for at least an hour after you've made it to really let those flavors come together. Trust us, it's worth the wait!
As a keto enthusiast, you might often find yourself in search of a tasty yet healthy sauce to complement your meals. Our avocado chimichurri is here to put an end to that search. This sauce isn't just creamy and delicious - it's a blast of flavors that can be paired with pretty much anything. Feel free to put your own spin on it, too. Add a dash of your favorite spices or maybe switch up the herbs in the chimichurri. Cooking is all about experimenting, and this recipe is a perfect place to start. So get into your kitchen and let the fun begin!
🥑 Ingredients for this keto tri-tip with creamy avocado chimichurri recipe
Creamy avocado chimichurri
Do you see something on the ingredients list that you'd rather skip? No worries! Here are a few keto-friendly substitutions:
Spice things up with these additional ingredients:
Cooking tools required
To make this Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri recipe, you'll need the following tools:
Tools substitute options
How to make Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri: step-by-step guide
- Round up all the ingredients.
- Carefully measure out the ingredients using measuring spoons and cups for accurate results.
- Give your fresh herbs, cilantro, and parsley a good rinse under cold water and pat them dry.
- Cut your avocado in half, remove the seed, and scoop out the flesh.
- Prepare your food processor and have your skillet or grill pan at the ready. It's time to get started!
- Prepare the chimichurri sauce: Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency. Season with salt to taste and refrigerate until you're ready to serve.
- Pan-sear the tri-tip steak: Heat one tablespoon of avocado oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Place the steak in the skillet and cook for approximately 5 minutes. Flip it and continue cooking for another 5 minutes (or until it reaches your desired temperature.) Once cooked, remove the steak from the heat and cover it with foil. Let it rest for 10 minutes before thinly slicing it.
- Serve: Serve the tender steak with the avocado chimichurri.
Cooking times can change based on the thickness of your steak and how well done you prefer it. The beauty of cooking your own steak is that you decide how it's done. To ensure it's cooked to your liking, consider using a cooking thermometer. It's a handy tool that can guide you in achieving the perfect doneness for your steak.
Chef's pro tip
Mastering the sauce is the key to bringing this dish to life! And to do that, you need to get the consistency just right. So here's a helpful tip: take your time and don't rush it!
Blending all the ingredients for the chimichurri at once can lead to a sauce that's too thin or unevenly blended. Instead, start by first pulsing the herbs, avocado oil, garlic, and serrano pepper. Once nicely combined, gradually add olive oil and vinegar while the food processor runs. This step-by-step method allows you to control the thickness of your sauce and achieve that creamy, dreamy consistency we're aiming for.
What to serve with keto tri-tip with creamy avocado chimichurri?
Pair this delicious steak dinner with the following low-carb dishes for a well-rounded experience:
Amount per serving
- Fat: 44g (68% Daily Value)
- Saturated Fat: 9g (56% Daily Value)
- Cholesterol: 111mg (37% Daily Value)
- Sodium: 677mg (29% Daily Value)
- Potassium: 588mg (17% Daily Value)
- Carbohydrates: 1g (0% Daily Value)
- Fiber: 1g (4% Daily Value)
- Sugar: 1g (1% Daily Value)
- Protein: 35g (70% Daily Value)
- Vitamin A: 600IU (12% Daily Value)
- Vitamin C: 7mg (8% Daily Value)
- Calcium: 49mg (5% Daily Value)
- Iron: 3mg (17% Daily Value)ca
Please note that nutritional values are estimates only and do not include carbs from sugar alcohols.
How to make it healthier
This keto tri-tip recipe is a complete meal providing you with a depth of flavor and nutrition at the same time. Here's how to make it even healthier:
What can I prepare ahead of time?
Storage and reheating instructions
This recipe is a classic comfort food. Enjoy it on busy weeknight dinners when you're short on time to cook everything from scratch.
Reheating leftovers can be just as easy, but be careful to maintain the quality of the chimichurri flank steak. Here's what we recommend:
Recipe wrap-up and conclusion
For seasoned keto followers and steak aficionados alike, this Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri recipe is straightforward and enjoyable to prepare. But the best part? It's not just about adhering to a diet, it's about savoring food that tastes great and does wonders for your well-being.
So, get ready for a delightful culinary journey that promises to turn your average dinner into a festive feast. Remember to share this masterpiece with your dear ones, although we should warn you, they might request an encore.
Frequently asked questions
Keto Tri-Tip with Creamy Avocado Chimichurri
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil
- 1.5 lb tri-tip
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
Creamy Avocado Chimichurri:
- 1 cup cilantro
- ¼ cup parsley
- 1 avocado
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 serrano pepper
- ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency. Season with salt to taste and refrigerate until you're ready to serve.
- Heat one tablespoon of avocado oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Place the steak in the skillet and cook for approximately 5 minutes. Flip it and continue cooking for another 5 minutes (or until it reaches your desired temperature.) Once cooked, remove the steak from the heat and cover it with foil. Let it rest for 10 minutes before thinly slicing it.
- Serve the tender steak with the avocado chimichurri.
Pull off the heat at this temperature
|Final temperature after resting|
130 to 135°F
130 to 140°F