Transform a piece of Top Sirloin Steak into a juicy roast with a couple of spices, ground coffee, and a bit of time. This Sirloin Tip Roast is a spectacular holiday treat — you’ll be coming back for seconds!

Sirloin Tip Roast on a tray.

We partnered with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff to help you make this holiday season a little more special.

What Is Sirloin Tip Roast?

Sirloin is a popular cut of Beef that comes from the upper back portion of the cow in between the Loin and the Round. The “Sirloin” cut is most often divided into Top Sirloin Butt and Bottom Sirloin Butt. Top Sirloin lends itself for tasty steaks, whereas the Bottom Sirloin (or Tri Tip) cuts are great for roasting and grilling — however, the two are easily interchangeable in most recipes.

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How To Make Sirloin Tip Roast

Toss out any thoughts you may have about Beef being hard to cook. By following these instructions, you’ll see exactly how easy and extraordinary the process of making a Sirloin Tip Roast is!

  • Get the oven and seasoning ready: Preheat the oven to 325°F. In a small bowl, combine the ground black pepper, salt, paprika, and ground coffee.
  • Season the roast: Spread the seasoning mixture on all sides of the Beef.
  • Bake the roast: Place the roast on a roasting pan with the fattiest side up. Bake for about 60 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F.
  • Remove and rest the roast: Transfer the roast to a cutting board, cover with foil, and let it rest for 10 minutes. For medium-rare, the roast will need to reach an internal temperature of 145°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  • Serve: Slice the roast, season with additional salt as needed, and enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

This Sirloin Roast deserves to be the premier protein at any family celebration or dinner. After all — the recipe is fast, easy, and delicious!

  • Test for doneness: Remove the roast from the oven when an instant-read meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare or 150°F for medium doneness in the thickest part of the roast. As the roast sits (covered with foil) on the counter for about 10 minutes, the internal temperature will continue to rise about 10°F to reach 145°F for medium rare and 160°F for medium doneness.
  • Whip out an oven-safe thermometer: If you have an oven safe thermometer instead of an instant-read thermometer, stick it in the roast and leave it in while cooking. It’s a great way to ensure the roast reaches exactly the right temperature without opening the oven door.
  • Sear the outside: For a tasty crust on the roast, sear all sides in a skillet before cooking in the oven. Deglaze the browned bits off the skillet with just enough water or Beef broth, then add the juice to your roasting pan for extra flavor and moisture.
  • Customize the seasoning: Everyone has slightly different taste preferences, so season the Beef with your favorite combination of spices such as onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, or rosemary — but remember, Beef has an amazing flavor on its own, too!
  • Cook with vegetables: Combine your roast and veggies in one pan for an easy (and tasty) combination. Add onion quarters, garlic cloves, and thickly sliced carrots for the classic combo.
Sliced Sirloin Tip Roast in a tray.

Serving Sirloin Roast

Sirloin Tip Roast (or honestly any type of Beef) is the ultimate choice for holiday dinners with family and friends! For a full table spread of deliciousness, add a few appetizers and side dishes. As an easy and classic choice, whip up a bowl of creamy mashed potatoes with Beef gravy and a garden salad. If you’re looking for a few fancier options, arugula Caprese salad and ranch roasted potatoes have you covered!

Storing & Reheating

Sirloin Roast is fancy enough for a holiday meal, but also simple enough to enjoy everyday after that! Follow these tips to store your leftovers properly and get the most out of them.

  • Refrigerator: To store cooked Sirloin Roast for up to a week, keep it stored in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • Freezing: Freeze cooked Sirloin Roast for up to a month in a freezer-safe bag. Thaw overnight in the fridge before reheating.
  • Reheating: To reheat the roast, place it in an oven safe dish and top it with a few slices of butter. Cover the dish in foil and heat at 325°F until the roast is just warmed through. Avoid overheating the Beef, or it may turn out dry and rubbery.

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Natalya Drozhzhin

Natalya founded Momsdish to demonstrate that placing a homemade meal on the table is not hard at all. Natalya makes cooking easier and approachable, by simplifying the ingredients, while still producing the same great taste.