Whenever I make this, my hubby thanks the lord before and is practically licking his plate by the end

Beef Tips with Mushroom Gravy is a classic comfort dish that combines tender beef tips and flavorful mushrooms in a rich and savory gravy. This dish has a comforting and hearty nature, perfect for cozy family dinners or special occasions. It is believed to have originated in the southern United States, where tender cuts of beef are commonly used in traditional recipes. The combination of tender beef, earthy mushrooms, and the luscious gravy make this recipe a true crowd-pleaser.

To serve this delicious Beef Tips with Mushroom Gravy, there are a few options that complement the flavors of the dish perfectly. First, you can pair it with creamy mashed potatoes, which blend wonderfully with the rich gravy. Additionally, steamed rice or buttered egg noodles make excellent choices for a comforting base. For a burst of color and freshness, steamed vegetables, such as green beans or roasted carrots, can be served on the side. Finally, a simple side salad with a tangy vinaigrette can provide a refreshing contrast to balance out the richness of the dish.

Beef Tips with Mushroom Gravy Recipe:

2 pounds of chuck roast or stew meat, trimmed cubed
2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
1 diced onion
3 tablespoons of butter
8 ounces of sliced baby Bella mushrooms
1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
1 bay leaf
1 ½ teaspoons each of garlic powder and sugar
1 teaspoon each of onion powder, dried thyme, and mushroom powder
½ cup of thinly sliced pepperoncini peppers
2 cups of beef stock
2 tablespoons of cornstarch mixed with a few tablespoons of water
Slow Cooker Instructions:
1. In the slow cooker, combine 2 cups of beef stock with all ingredients except cornstarch.
2. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 5-7 hours.
3. 30 mins before the cook time is over, mix ½ cup of slow cooker liquid with cornstarch until smooth. Add the cornstarch mixture to the slow cooker and cook for 30 more minutes.
4. Adjust gravy thickness with water as needed. Season with salt and pepper, then serve over your choice of side.
Instant Pot Instructions:
1. In the Instant Pot, combine 1 ½ cups of beef stock with all ingredients except cornstarch.
2. Select meat/stew setting, cook on high pressure for 35 minutes.
3. Allow natural pressure release for 10-15 minutes.
4. Switch to ‘sauté,’ dissolve cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of water, add to Instant Pot when bubbling.
5. Thicken sauce for 1-2 minutes, stirring.
6. Adjust gravy thickness with water.
7. Season with salt and pepper, then serve over your choice of side.

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