Beef tips and gravy are a true comfort dish that can be served over rice, egg noodles, or mashed potatoes!

Beef tips are slow cooked with red wine, beef broth, cream of mushroom soup, and seasonings to make a rich and creamy gravy.

Your family will ask for this recipe again and again!

Beef tips in gravy over noodles

Easy Beef Tips and Gravy

  • Hearty and wholesome beef tips and gravy go from the stovetop to the tabletop in one pot and five easy steps! Make and serve all week long as the flavors continue to blend!
  • Budget-friendly stew meat is slow-cooked with the gravy so it gets melt-in-your-mouth tender and infused with savory flavor!
  • This potluck favorite can be kept warm in a crockpot so guests can help themselves! Simply add some roasted potatoes, oven roasted carrots and a basket of freshly baked bread to sop up all that delicious brown gravy!
ingredients to make beef tips and gravy labeled: boodles, au jus mix, beef broth, onion soup mix, red wine, olive oil. gravy mix, beef tips, and mushroom soup.

Ingredients and Variations

Instant mixes are what give this dish its rich and full flavor!

Beef: Beef tips AKA stew meat is inexpensive and easy to find. Other cuts to use are chuck roast, rump roast, or brisket.

Gravy: This is where the magic happens! Even without the wine, this gravy has a rich flavor made from the seasoning mixes and soup.

Variations: Add sliced mushrooms, onions, or a bag of frozen veggie medley (no need to thaw).

How to Make Beef Tips and Gravy

Easy to prep, cook, and serve from one pot!

  1. Brown beef tips in oil in a large Dutch oven (as directed in the recipe card below).
  2. Whisk together broth, wine, and gravy, au jus, and onion soup mixes.
  3. Pour the broth mixture and mushroom soup over the beef.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until the beef is tender.
a pot of beef tips in gravy

How to Make Beef Tips and Gravy in the Crockpot:

  1. Whisk gravy ingredients and soup together in a bowl. NOTE: It’s okay if it’s a little lumpy, it will smooth out as it cooks.
  2. Place beef tips in the bottom of a crockpot and pour gravy over the top.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours or HIGH for 3 hours. Remove the beef with a slotted spoon.
  4. Make a slurry with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of cold water in a jar and shake until smooth. Slowly add slurry to the gravy to thicken as desired. NOTE: Thicken the gravy only if necessary.
beef tips with gravy served over noodles

What Goes With Beef Tips and Gravy?

Serve beef tips with gravy over buttered noodles, mashed potatoes, or baked potatoes, or rice. A side of brown sugar carrots, a simple tossed salad, and an old-fashioned peach cobbler will round out this cozy meal!


  • Keep leftover beef tips with gravy in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat on the stovetop with a little water to loosen up the gravy.
  • Beef tips with gravy can be frozen in zippered bags for about two months.
A forkful of beef tips with noodles

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Easy Beef Tips and Gravy

Make easy beef tips and gravy for a comforting and savory entree everyone will love!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 6 servings
Author Candace



  • Cut beef into 1 inch cubes.
  • To a large dutch oven or pot on medium high heat, add olive oil. Once shimmering, add about half of the beef. Brown beef, and remove from the pot. Brown remaining beef. Return all beef to the dutch oven.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together beef broth, red wine if using, and packets of gravy, au jus, and onion soup.
  • Add broth mixture and cream of mushroom to the dutch oven and stir to combine. It may be a little lumpy but will mix as it cooks.
  • Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 1 ½ -2 hours, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender.
  • Serve over egg noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes. Garnish with parsley if desired.


  • Refrigerate leftovers in a covered container for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat on the stovetop or in the microwave, adding a bit of water to loosen the gravy.
  • Freeze beef tips and gravy in zippered bags for about two months.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 503 | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 1693mg | Potassium: 649mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.5g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredients or garnish and is an estimate. It may change based on actual ingredients and cooking methods used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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I am a wife, mother of two, and professional accountant. I love fantastic food, and it is so often the center of our lives, from everyday dinner, to family gatherings, and special evenings at fabulous restaurants. I have always loved cooking and baking, with my mom and grandma, and now, with my daughter and son. I love trying new recipes while enjoying my favorites too. I’m so happy to share them with you.
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  1. 5 stars
    This recipe is very good! I used the 30% less sodium Brown Gravy. Also added browned sliced mushrooms at the end of the cooking process!

  2. 5 stars
    My family loves this recipe thank you so much for posting it, I do add some sliced fresh mushrooms to mine. Thanks again