Here’s a cozy and comforting recipe for Crockpot Beef Tips & Noodles, perfect for those days when you want a hearty meal with minimal effort. This dish combines tender stew meat with savory flavors of onion soup, brown gravy, and mushrooms, all simmered to perfection in a crockpot.
The beauty of this recipe lies in its simplicity – just a few ingredients and a crockpot do all the work. Serve it over egg noodles for a complete meal that’s sure to be a hit with the whole family. Remember, while this recipe uses 1 lb of stew meat, you can easily double the meat for a heartier version without altering the other ingredients.
Why This Recipe Works
This dish is the epitome of ‘set it and forget it’ cooking. With minimal preparation and a crockpot, you can transform simple ingredients into a mouth-watering meal that feels like a hug in a bowl. It’s perfect for those who love rich, meaty flavors and the simplicity of one-pot cooking.
Crockpot Beef Tips & Noodles Recipe
- 1 lb stew meat (increase to 2 lbs if preferred, keeping other measurements the same)
- 1 pack of Lipton onion soup mix
- 1 pack of brown gravy mix
- 1 can of cream of mushroom (10.5 oz can)
- 1 small can of mushrooms
- Beef broth (equal to one can, use the cream of mushroom can for measurement)
- Egg noodles (cook as per package instructions)
- Preparation: Open all the packs and cans needed for the recipe. Measure the beef broth using the empty cream of mushroom can for accuracy.
- Combine Ingredients in Crockpot: In your crockpot, add the stew meat, onion soup mix, brown gravy mix, cream of mushroom, and mushrooms. Pour in the measured beef broth.
- Mix Well: Stir all the ingredients together in the crockpot until they are well combined.
- Cook on Low: Set your crockpot to cook on low heat for approximately 8 hours. This slow cooking process allows the beef to become tender and the flavors to meld together beautifully.
- Cook the Egg Noodles: Towards the end of the cooking time, prepare the egg noodles according to the package instructions.
- Serve: Once the beef mixture is cooked and the noodles are ready, serve the beef tips over the cooked egg noodles.
- Enjoy: Sit back, relax, and enjoy your delicious and effortless Crockpot Beef Tips & Noodles!