beer braised beef tips recipe, beef carrots mushrooms beer, egg noodles beef broth smoked paprika

Beer Braised Beef Tips


Beer Braised Beef Tips

Easy beef tips with gravy for the crock pot, instant pot, or stove top. Dairy free diet meal recipe! Gluten free option. An easy, delicious dinner.

Servings 2 people


  • 1 pound Diced beef tips
  • 1 cup Carrots baby or sliced
  • 1 Bottle of beer I used a light beer, gluten free if desired
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion dried or fresh
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons flour or cornstarch whisked with equal parts water
  • Seasoning salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika


Instant Pot

  1. Place all ingredients except flour/cornstarch slurry in pot.
  2. Set instant pot on meat setting for 15 minutes, setting pin in the sealing position.
  3. Allow to release naturally.
  4. Remove lid, set pot on saute' function and stir in flour/cornstarch slurry, stirring continually until gravy coats the back of a spoon. Season to taste. Serve with egg noodles.

Stove Top

  1. With 2 tbsp. cooking oil of choice, brown beef tips and mushrooms. Combine all ingredients except cornstarch/flour slurry. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer. Cover, simmer until beef tips are tender, approximately 30 minutes. Bring to boil, add slurry, stir constantly until desired gravy texture is reached. Salt to taste. Serve with egg noodles.

Crock pot

  1. Combine all ingredients except slurry. Cook on low 6-8 hours or high 4-6 hours. Transfer liquid to a pot with slurry. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Once gravy is desired texture, season to taste. Serve over egg noodles.

beer braised beef tips recipe, beef carrots mushrooms beer, egg noodles beef broth smoked paprika



Want to know the best thing about leftover beer? You can cook with it.

This beer sat on my counter top for weeks, staring at me. It wasn’t a kind that I liked. Husband Big Hearted and I discussed pouring it down the sink, but my time in Germany hated the waste aspect of that. Then beer braised beef tips were born out of a package of meat and a love of mushrooms. This recipe tastes a little bit German. Germans love to cook with beer!

I miss being in Germany the most in fall.

Every season brings new foods to celebrate. In the fall it was new wine, grape juice, and wild game served with sweet lingonberries. Some of my favorite mushrooms came into season and made their way into the most delicious gravies. The stifling heat of summer (with no air conditioning) evaporated into golden leaves and fresh autumn walks. Hiking became incredibly popular and there was a yearly tradition of food, wine, and beer booths setting up all along a hiking trail so people would eat, drink, and enjoy the scenery. Fall fashion was also stunning. So many scarves! The one pictured below came from Germany. Hopefully me pulling it out continues the cooler weather trend we’re seeing in Georgia.

beer braised beef tips crock pot instant pot beer carrots gravy noodles mushrooms recipe easy fall recipe comfort food

This one’s hearty, warming, and the meat is fork tender delicious. Even my die hard mashed potato loving husband overlooked the lack of potatoes and had to have some! What’s your favorite fall comfort food?


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