Beef Tips and Noodles
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Beef Tips and Noodles

These savory stovetop beef tips and noodles are slowly simmered until fork tender in a rich gravy with onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms.
Cook Time 7 hours
Servings 4 people
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1.5 pounds stew meat
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1 8 ounce package sliced mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 3 whole pepperoncini peppers
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix

Instructions

Stovetop Method:

  • Heat the oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add the stew meat and cook until browned, about 5-7 minutes. Remove meat from pan and set aside. Do not pour out the drippings.
  • Add the onion, bell peppers and mushrooms to the pot and sauté until tender, 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add the broth the pot and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Return the meat to the pot.
  • Add the peppers, butter, and brown gravy mix. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 1 ½ - 2 hours.
  • Remove the pepperoncini peppers before serving and discard.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over hot buttered egg noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.

Slow Cooker Method:

  • You can follow step one above and brown your meat. It will give your meat a nice color and add a little flavor. However, if you are short on time, it’s okay to skip this step.
  • Spread the meat on the bottom of the crock of the slow cooker.
  • Place the onions, bell pepper, mushrooms and garlic over top.
  • Place the pepperoncini peppers and butter on top of the vegetables.
  • Whisk together the beef broth and gravy mix. Pour over top.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Remove the pepperoncini peppers before serving and discard.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over hot buttered egg noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.