Slow Cooker Beef Tips: Seriously one of the simplest recipes you’ll ever make!
The chunks of beef stew are smothered in a rich mushroom and onion gravy and slow-cooked in the slow cooker to tender perfection. For a fuss-free meal, serve this over egg noodles, mashed potatoes, or rice. So good your whole family will surely enjoy every bite!
This recipe is super easy to whip up and incredibly versatile. This is one of my favorite slow cooker recipes that comes in handy during busy days. Also, perfect if you have picky eaters! I normally brown the beef first as browning the meat adds great flavor to this already amazing dish. And for another layer of flavor, you can splash in some red wine and toss in some mushrooms.
What You Need To Make This Slow Cooker Beef Tips
- Stew beef (beef for stew, sirloin, tenderloin)
- Cream of mushroom soup
- A packet of dry onion soup mix
- salt and pepper
- Mushrooms sliced
- Red wine
Steps To Make Slow Cooker Beef Tips
Step 1: Brown the beef (optional) for great flavor.
Step 2: Combine the canned mushroom soup, dry onion soup, and water. Pour this over the beef tips.
Step 3: On top, add the mushrooms and stir well.
Step 4: Set to cook for 5 to 6 hours on low (or 3 to 4 hours on high). The cooking time can be adjusted depending on how fast or slow your cooker cooks.
Step 5: When done, serve over mashed potatoes, rice, or egg noodles.
I love this slow cooker recipe for smothered beef tips. It’s a regular at my family’s dinner rotation. A melt-in-your-mouth delicious, fancy meal with low-level effort. This really is a one-pot wonder!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use another variety of beef?
Yes! Tri-tip or sirloin roast are great options. If desired, you can try a different type of beef roast, just note that some cuts of beef don’t cook up quite as tender.
Can I freeze this smothered beef?
In an airtight container, keep any leftovers and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Succulent Slow Cooker Beef Tips in a Flavorful Onion and Mushroom Sauce
Melt-in-your-mouth Beef Tips in a mouthwatering onion and mushroom sauce. This recipe is seriously the simplest and one of the best slow cooker dishes you’ll ever make!
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 6 hours
- Yield: 4 1x
- Category: Main Dish
- Cuisine: American
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
2 1/2 to 3 lbs stew beef (beef for stew, sirloin, tenderloin)
1 packet dry onion soup mix (1-ounce packet)
salt and pepper to taste
1 c. water
1/4 c. red wine (replace water with wine for a total of 3/4 c. water, 1/4 c. wine)
8 oz. mushrooms sliced (optional)
Using non-stick cooking spray, lightly grease a slow cooker.
Brown the beef (optional).
Place the canned mushroom soup, dry onion soup, and water in a medium size bowl. Mix well until combined, then pour this over the beef tips and place the mushrooms (optional) on top. Stir well until the beef tips are evenly coated.
Cover and set to cook for 5 to 6 hours on LOW or 3 to 4 hours on HIGH. Depending on how fast/slow your cooker cooks, adjust the cooking times accordingly.
Ladle over mashed potatoes, rice, or egg noodles and serve. Enjoy!
Browning the meat first before throwing it in the slow cooker adds wonderful flavor.
Mushrooms and wine are optional but recommended for amazing flavor.
You are welcome to use homemade condensed cream of mushroom soup, using an equal amount.
You can also throw together homemade dry onion soup mix.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 497
- Sugar: 3.3 g
- Sodium: 1725.4 mg
- Fat: 18.6 g
- Carbohydrates: 15.1 g
- Protein: 65.9 g
- Cholesterol: 187 mg
Keywords: Slow Cooker Beef Tips
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