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Robust Carmen Creek Gourmet Bison Tri Tip Roast

This is the quintessential football playoffs slow cooker recipe. Your sports enthusiasts will be cheering for the beer/garlic combination, which is a winner every season. Assemble the ingredients in the morning, turn on the slow cooker (or the oven) and flaunt your team colors.



Recipe Information

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes for assembly
  • Cook Time: 5-6 hours in the oven or 6-8 hours on low setting of crock pot
  • Serves: 6-8 sport fans

Nutritional information

Per 100g Pure, Lean Carmen Creek Gourmet Bison Roast (Meat Only)
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 22g


  • One 3 lb. Carmen Creek Gourmet Bison Tri Tip Roast (fresh or fully thawed)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Cracked peppercorns and a dusting of garlic powder for searing.
  • ½ cup dry red wine or Italian dressing
  • 2 cloves of garlic, quartered
  • 12 oz. beer (pick your favorite)
  • 2 small onions diced
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard powder

This recipe also works well with a Carmen Creek Gourmet Bison Inside Round roast.


  • Set slow cooker to low or preheat the oven to 275°F.
  • Heat olive oil in a heavy bottom pan on stove top to a sizzle.
  • Liberally dust roast with cracked peppercorns and garlic powder.
  • Sear the roast on both sides to seal the juices.
  • Remove and transfer to slow cooker or a deep covered casserole dish.
  • Mix all other ingredients together and pour into the casserole dish or slow cooker.
  • Add water so combined liquid just covers the top of the roast.
  • Cook for 6-8 hours in slow cooker or 5-6 hours in oven until meat is fork tender.
  • Remove meat to serving platter.
  • Skim fat off surface of liquid, discard.
  • Thicken liquid with a roux for au jus or gravy.
  • Touchdown!