Beef heads and gravy – the forked spoon

this Beef gravy recipe tips It is made from tender pieces of beef cooked in a rich and flavorful gravy made with beef stock, garlic and various spices. This delicious and comforting dish is super easy to make over rice, egg noodles, or mashed potatoes.

A large white bowl stuffed with beef tips cooked in gravy.

Easy beef recipe

Beef tips and gravy is a classic and comforting dish One of my family’s favorite recipes. There are many reasons to love this wonderful recipe.

  • the meat: Guaranteed to be cracked and fork tender.
  • Easy to make: Once the beef is seared, it’s simply a matter of cooking it in a brown gravy until it’s tender and flavorful, making it a great option for busy weeknights.
  • Inexpensive and fillingJust like your favorite beef gravy, this beef and gravy recipe is delicious, filling, and requires simple ingredients.
  • leftoversBeef tips and gravy reheat well, making it a great choice for leftovers. You can even freeze leftovers for a quick and easy meal later.

What are the tips for beef?

Beef tips is another word for Small pieces of beef which are cut from different parts of a cow, eg sirloin, tenderloin, or chuck. It is usually cut into bite-sized pieces and is a favorite ingredient in stews and stir-fries because it is flavorful, tender, and cooks relatively quickly compared to larger cuts of beef.

advice: When cooking beef tips on the stovetop, it’s best to use a more tender cut of beef such as sirloin, sirloin, rib eye, or tenderloin. Tougher cuts of beef, such as chuck roast, rump roast, and brisket are ideal for slow cooking (such as the slow cooker).

Ingredients needed to make beef tips and gravy aside into individual serving bowls.

How to make beef tips and gravy

1. To begin, cut the meat into 1-inch cubes and use paper towels to pat it dry. Generously season the beef with salt and black pepper.

2. Using a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat 1-2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until it turns brown. Once done, remove the meat from the pot (with the juices) and set it aside. advice: If necessary, use a little beef broth to remove the gloss from the bottom of the pot, scraping up any brown bits sticking to the bottom.

3. On medium heat, add the minced garlic and the remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the same saucepan. sauté for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add Worcestershire sauce, dry onion soup mix, bay leaf, and thyme to saucepan. Stir well and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Six photos showing the steps for making beef tips and gravy.  The first photo shows raw beef tips in a large pot;  The second photo shows browned beef tips being cooked in a large pot;  The third photo shows a mixture of garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and Lipton dry soup cooked in oil in a large saucepan;  The fourth picture shows a saucepan with spices, garlic, gravy, and red wine;  The fifth image shows browned beef tips added to a large saucepan filled with browned meat sauce;  The sixth picture shows the tips of the beef and the broth simmering in a large saucepan.

4. Pour the beef broth and red wine into the pot, then add the beef tips back. Bring the mixture to a simmer, cover the pot, and let it simmer for 45 minutes.

5. Once the meat is soft enough to be pulled apart with a fork, create a “cornstarch slurry” by mixing together the cornstarch and water. Gradually pour mixture into saucepan, stirring constantly. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until gravy thickens.

6. Season with more salt and black pepper as needed. You can serve it with mashed potatoes and garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

Crockpot beef tips and gravy

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the meat and cook for 8-10 minutes or until it turns brown on all sides.
  2. While the beef is cooking, combine the minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, dry onion soup mix, bay leaf, dried thyme, beef broth, and red wine in a separate bowl.
  3. Once the meat is browned, transfer it to the slow cooker and pour the stock mixture over the top. Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low heat for 8-10 hours or until the meat is tender and cooked through.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water together to form a slurry. Pour the slurry into the slow cooker and stir well to combine. cook an additional 30 minutes on high or until gravy thickens.
A white serving bowl filled with mashed potatoes, topped with beef brisket and gravy and garnished with fresh parsley with a white saucepan behind.

Storage and freezing

Keep any leftovers stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days or in the freezer for up to 2-3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating on the stove or in the microwave until warm.

What do you serve with beef tips

My whole family loves this delicious recipe with creamy mashed potatoes, butter, or buttery egg noodles, but rice or bread (such as soft dinner rolls or biscuits) are delicious, too. I will also include a fresh green salad or roasted vegetables like squash or zucchini.

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If you try making these beef tips and gravy recipe, please leave me a comment and let me know! I always love hearing your thoughts.

A white serving bowl filled with mashed potatoes, topped with beef brisket and gravy and garnished with fresh parsley.
A large white bowl stuffed with beef tips cooked in gravy.

Beef tips and broth