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Delicious Beef in Crock Pot

Updated on April 24, 2015
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Easy Crockpot Beef Recipe

A crock pot recipe is typically easy to make, and there are numerous choices for great meals. Beef Tips and Paprika Chicken are just two of these easy crock pot recipes, which require almost not effort on your part. Put your ingredients in the crock pot in the morning, then you can forget about cooking for the rest of the day until it is time to serve the meal.

One of the great things about this recipe is the choice of beef can be the sirloin tips, stew beef also works, or you can cut up a pot roast. This can be a great savings in the meat department. The cheaper cuts end up tender and delicious due to the long hours in the crock pot.

Beef Tips - Easy Crockpot Recipe

3.5 stars from 2 ratings of Beef Tips

Beef Tips - Almost Effortless Cooking

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 8 hours
Ready in: 8 hours 15 min
Yields: 10 Sevings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 4 lbs. beef or sirloin tips
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots or green onions
  • 2 cans (4 oz.) mushrooms
  • 1 can condensed beef broth
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp. tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup dry red cooking wine or water
  • 3 tbsp. flour

Instructions

  1. Combine 1/2 cup of flour with salt and pepper to taste. Toss beef cubes in flour mixture to coat thoroughly.
  2. Place in crock pot. Add onions and drained mushrooms. Combine beef broth, Worcestershire sauce and tomato paste. Pour over beef and vegetables, stirring well.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 8-12 hours, or on high heat for 4-6 hours. One hour before serving, turn to high setting. Make a paste of wine or water and 3 tbsp. of flour. Stir into beef. Cover and cook until thickened.
  4. Served with hot buttered noodles or rice.

Beef Tips Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories 230
Calories from Fat504
% Daily Value *
Fat 56 g86%
Carbohydrates 7 g2%
Sugar 3 g
Protein 35 g70%
Cholesterol 132 mg44%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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Crockpot Paprika Pork

Ingredients:

  • 3 to 4 pounds country style pork ribs, boneless
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, halved, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Directions:

Wash pork and pat dry. Combine flour, paprika, salt, and pepper in a food storage bag. Toss pork in the bag and coat thoroughly.

Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and onions; brown for about 5 to 6 minutes, turning pork ribs once to brown both sides. Arrange the browned pork and onions in a 5 to 7 quart slow cooker. Pour chicken broth in the hot pan and scrape up browned bits; pour over the pork.

Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours. Remove pork and keep warm.

Pour juices into a saucepan and place over medium heat. Simmer for 5 to 8 minutes, until reduced by about 1/4 to 1/3. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream; serve the sauce with the pork.

Serves 4 to 6.

Crock Pot Recipes

In Conclusion

Use your crock pot to save time and to enjoy delicious, easy recipes. Put your meal in the crock pot in the morning, then go to work and don’t worry about it.

Serve it over hot buttered noodles or if you don’t care for noodles, try it with rice. It’s hard to go wrong with a recipe this simple. The other perk to these recipes is you can reheat the leftovers for another meal right in the crock pot. Serve a fresh salad or vegetables, and you have a great meal!

© 2010 Pamela Oglesby

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Hurdon, I think you will enjoy this recipe and thanks for your comment.

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    hurdon2000 7 years ago from Arkansas

    Thanks, for the tips and recipe.Looks great I can already taste it.Great Job!

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Nancy, Thanks for your comments.

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    nancy_30 7 years ago from Georgia

    Thanks for the tips and recipe. I love to cook in my crock pot, especially during the summer.

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Zsuzzy Bee, I hope you enjoy the recipe. Yes, I am feeling better. Thanks so much for your comment.

    Loves to Read. I hope you enjoy the meal. Thanks so much for your comment.

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    Loves To Read 7 years ago

    Pamella99 thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe.

    It is freezing here in Aus, and just the kind of meal to try.

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    Zsuzsy Bee 7 years ago from Ontario/Canada

    Yum, that sounds fabulous. I love crockpot cooking especially in the summer (I use the crockpot out on the covered deck so I don't heat up the house by cooking) Will try it next week. Thanks for sharing

    hope you're well

    regards Zsuzsy

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    md, Thankd for the comment.

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    md_azamkhan 7 years ago

    thanks pamela for this tasty hub.

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Miata, Thank you.

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    prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

    nice one and yummy looking, Maita

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Hello, I'm glad you like this recipe. Thanks for your comment.

    Springboard, I hope you enjoy them. There is a contest going on for another week so the cooking hubs will continue. Thanks for your comments.

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    Springboard 7 years ago from Wisconsin

    Love beef tips, and this seems like a much easier way to do it than the traditional method. Will have to try it...it's on the list in any event. There's been a lot of cooking hubs lately...

    You'd think there was a contest or something. :)

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    Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

    Easy and tasty that is my favourite. Thank you, Pamela

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Carolina, It is good and easy to make. Thanks for the comment.

    Tom, Remember Tom, moderation! Thank you for the comment.

    Support Med, Thank you for your comment.

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    Support Med. 7 years ago from Michigan

    Easy and delicious, great combo! Voted-up/rated!

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    Tom Whitworth 7 years ago from Moundsville, WV

    Pamela,

    You're killing me. First prime rib, then pasta, now beef tips, I'll have to see a cardiologist, but I'm going to eat them anyway.

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    carolina muscle 7 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

    This is a great meal for those days when you want comfort food!!!

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Darlene, Hope you enjoy the beef. Thanks for your comments.

    Bukkt, I hope you enjoy the recipe. Thanks for your comments.

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    billyaustindillon 7 years ago

    Thanks Pamela Beef tips are always great, getting the sauce/juices right is critical - thanks for providing it.

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    Darlene Sabella 7 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

    Hi Pamela what a hub, I use my crock pot all the time, what can I say but lip smacking taste, a lovely meal for all to partake, you are the cook so in charge, now I must follow your recipe to grow as wise.

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Amber, Thanks for the comment.

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    Amber Allen 7 years ago

    I can almost smell this hub! Amber:)

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    Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

    Sheila, This is a good recipe. Thanks for your comment.

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    sheila b. 7 years ago

    Mmmm - wish I had some of this right now for lunch.