Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6

  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds beef tri-tip
  • 1 pinch olive oil
  • 1 pinch each salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, crushed with a press
  • 12 ounces blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cups brandy
  • Rub beef with oil, salt, pepper and garlic.
  • Grill to desired doneness and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Slice meat if desired. Place on a warmed platter and keep warm while preparing sauce.
  • Combine blueberries, butter, thyme and sugar in a medium skillet or saucepan.
  • Cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring and pressing berries to release juices until sauce starts to thicken.
  • Stir in remaining berries and bring to a simmer.
  • Add brandy; remove from heat.
  • Immediately light with a long handle match or lighter. Swirl and pour berries over meat while flames die down (do not pour brandy directly from bottle).
  • Serve warm.