Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips

These Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips are so comforting on a cold day. Tender beef in a creamy sauce that takes just a few minutes to prepare and then cooks by itself in your slow cooker!

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Creamy Beef Tips Recipe

I know summer isn’t “officially” over. But it is. Over. For me. Once school starts and I get one chilly day, it’s ON.

We’re only a few days into September and my house is decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins, and I have a fall-scented candle burning. Let’s just ignore the fact that in a few days the temperatures will be back in the high 80s and enjoy the fact that I am inside, under a blanket with my slow cooker going and Pumpkin Dump Cake in the oven.

These Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips recipe is one that my mom used to make when I was little. It’s a total throwback dish, but I’ve updated a little bit. No cream of anything soup involved in this one…instead I use cream cheese to add richness and flavor. I also add tons of cremini mushrooms, which you can totally omit if you’re not a fan.

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips recipe is a delicious beef recipe!

This is like a cross between a beef stew recipe and a beef stroganoff recipe!

Easy slow cooker dinner ideas are the best for busy families. This beef tips recipe is no exception! Honestly all you do is throw almost all the ingredients into your slow cooker…

Easy Crock Pot Beef Tips recipe

Yep, that’s some onion soup mix in there. I’ll take that shortcut any day of the week.

After about 4-ish hours in your slow cooker on high you will have this…

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips recipe is a flavor packed dinner idea!

Now, to thicken this beef tips recipe up a little bit I add a mixture of cornstarch and water. Then let it continue cooking for 30 or so minutes, until it’s thickened up.

When you’re ready to eat, stir in some cream cheese to thicken it a little more and make it rich and creamy. You could also use sour cream in place of the cream cheese.

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips in the Crock Pot

This slow cooker beef tips recipe is such an easy and classic beef dinner idea. I use top round steak (aka London Broil), but you could also use stew meat, sirloin, or chuck roast.

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips Recipe can be served over rice or noodles!

Serve this beef tips recipe over rice, egg noodles, or mashed potatoes! Or if you are watching your carbs try it on cauliflower rice!

Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips dinner is an easy, healthy dinner idea!

Hope you enjoy this Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips Recipe as much as we do! Enjoy!

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Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • Category Category: Dinner
  • Method Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

These Easy Slow Cooker Beef Tips are so comforting on a cold day. Tender beef in a creamy sauce that takes just a few minutes to prepare and then cooks by itself in your slow cooker!


Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds top round steak (aka London Broil) cut into 1- inch cubes
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound chopped cremini mushrooms
  • 2 (1- ounce packages) Onion Soup/Dip Mix
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4– ounces cream cheese, cubed and room temperature
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Liberally season the cubed steak with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the steak, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and dry onion soup mix to your slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high for 4-5 hours, or low 7-8 hours, until beef is tender.
  4. 30 minutes before you’re done cooking mix the 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water. Add this to the slow cooker, and cook for an additional 30 minutes, or until thickened.
  5. Lastly, stir in the cream cheese and stir until melted and smooth. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.

Notes:

Serve over rice, pasta, or mashed potatoes.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Darlene
November 20, 2020 6:35 pm

Your recipes are wonderful! Wow, I cannot believe that it took me this long to find your site! I have already picked out quite a few great sounding recipes and I am anxious to try them in the very near future! Please just keep them coming. I will be here!

Syeeda Holly
August 14, 2020 7:23 am

Do you have to use cooking spray before you start the beef tips

DavidF
July 20, 2020 7:39 pm

We made this today (07-20-2020), and it was really, really good. I was quite surprised. My wife made it, and I didn’t expect it to be so good. This is our first recipe that we’ve tried from your website. We had some London Broil meat, and she looked up recipes. And, I’m so glad that she found it. This is something that we will make again. And, we can use any meat (I think) that we just throw in it, and it will be good. Best suggestion is to serve it with mashed potatoes. We did both egg noodles (had… Read more »

Nicki
May 4, 2019 11:18 pm

You only add one dry onion soup mix right? You’re recipe says two? Just a bit confused lol

Jess
December 13, 2018 5:09 pm

Can you leave out the mushrooms?

Kathy
November 14, 2018 9:01 pm

Made this for a dinner guest on Monday night. It was wonderfully delicious! I doubled the mushrooms because I love them and I thickened with full Fat plain Greek yogurt. It was a complete success and a keeper for me!

Emilymc
April 27, 2019 10:43 pm
Reply to  Kathy

Okay so I’m a terrible cook and a picky eater. ( I hate vegetables lol) this was AMAZING. Couldn’t even taste the onions or mushrooms. There is only two of us so I cut the recipe in half. Will make it with porkchops very soon. Plus it’s less than $15 to make! Thank you so much ! ?

September 29, 2018 9:02 am

This is delicious! I will prepare this evening for my partner. Thank you very much

Beth
September 13, 2018 9:57 pm

What can you use if you don’t like cream cheese or sour cream?

Marty Dunn
September 13, 2018 1:57 pm

So no liquid in the crockpot with the meat for the 4-5 hours?

Marty Dunn
September 13, 2018 10:40 pm
Reply to  Shelly

Girl…..you were so right! No liquid and they were WONDERFUL!!!!

Meenal
September 12, 2018 11:41 am

Hiya Sally..What a treat it was..I made this with mince instead and used a bit of Bechamel as I did not have cream cheese. Loved it to bits. Thanks for such a beautiful blog..I check it everyday…?

September 12, 2018 12:51 am

Drools all throughout the read. This recipe is surely perfect with rice. Looking so good and delicious.

Angela
September 11, 2018 5:27 pm

Could I do this with pork chops?

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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