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Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites

Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites are the epitome of easy comfort food, serving tender, juicy morsels that make a flavorful weeknight meal the whole family will love. Ideal served with mashed potatoes or egg noodles, this dish delivers hearty satisfaction with minimal effort.

Mushroom steak bites in a slow cooker with a wooden spoon.

Slow cooker beef tips are the best way to cook steak tips for the whole family. This delicious recipe is an easy-to-cook steak for the entire family. All you do is add everything to the slow cooker, then let it cook all day. As it does, the garlic butter steak bites tenderize and soak up all the flavor from the mushrooms. 

The best thing about this recipe is that it’s so versatile. You can use any cut of beef that you want. And all the flavors are so recognizable that it will be a family favorite quickly! You’ll put Crockpot steak bites on a weekly rotation.

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Why You’ll Love Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites

  • Easy weeknight meal. Slow-cooker meals are fantastic for busy days when you don’t have time to cook. 
  • Budget-friendly. Make this with beef stew meat; the price will be friendly with your budget. 
  • Juicy steak. You’re locking in all that incredible flavor when you first sear the delicious beef tips on the stove. 
  • Tender meat. As it cooks slowly, the heat breaks down the meat and gives you perfectly tender steak bites. 


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    Slow cooker meals are so simple that you can prepare them in the morning, and dinner is ready when you get home. This steak recipe has just a few simple ingredients – and simple is always best. 

    • Stew Beef: Any cut of steak will work in this recipe. 
    • White Mushrooms: Use your favorite type of mushrooms – go fancy and make it with cremini mushrooms. 
    • White Onion: If you are short on time, use onion powder instead of raw onion. 
    • Butter: Unsalted butter will be best in this recipe. 
    • Garlic: If you don’t have fresh garlic, sprinkle some garlic powder on the steak before you fry it. 
    • Beef Broth: Either beef broth or beef stock will taste delicious with this recipe. 
    • Salt: Only add a little bit so that you can add more later if it needs it. 
    • Black Pepper: Add just a bit of black pepper to enhance all the other flavors. 
    Ingredients to make slow cooker mushroom steak bites.

    How to Make Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites

    • Step One: In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the stew beef. You do not need to worry about cooking the beef through; we are just looking for color.
    • Step Two: To your slow cooker, add the stew beef, mushrooms, onion, butter, garlic, beef broth, salt, and pepper.
    • Step Three: Stir to combine.
    • Step Four: Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. 
    • Step Five: You can serve this as is or use a slotted spoon to transfer the beef and mushrooms to a hot skillet to get some color on them.
    • Step Six: Serve.
    Steps to make slow cooker mushroom steak bites.

    Equipment Needed

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    • Large Skillet – Use a large skillet to hold all of the steak bites without overcrowding the pan. 
    • Slow Cooker – Use at least a 5-quart slow cooker. 
    • Slotted Spoon – You’ll need a spoon to remove the steak and mushrooms to make a gravy out of the remaining juices. 

    What to Serve with Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites

    This slow cooker beef tips recipe is a savory delight. The earthy mushrooms enhance the depth of the steak. Turning this simple slow cooker recipe into a full meal is easy. 

    Mushroom steak bites on a plate with asparagus and potatoes.

    Variations and Substitutions

    • Make on the stove –  After searing the steak in a skillet, add all the ingredients to a Dutch oven and heat it over low heat for 40 minutes. 
    • Make it spicier – Add some red pepper flakes to the steak to give it some heat.     
    • Season the steak – Add steak seasoning or a few teaspoons of dry onion soup mix to the slow cooker. 
    • Turn the juice into a gravy – Use brown gravy mix or a cornstarch slurry to make a thick gravy for the steak. 
    • Herb Infusion – Place a sprig of fresh rosemary into the slow cooker. It will give the steak an aromatic twist. 

    Storage Instructions 

    Place the steak and mushrooms in an airtight container and keep it refrigerated. It will stay fresh for up to three days.

    Slow cooker mushroom steak bites on a plate with roasted potatoes and asparagus.

    Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites Tips and Tricks

    • Cut the steak into small pieces. The smaller the pieces, the quicker they cook and become fork-tender.     
    • Add a splash of Worcestershire sauce for more flavor. 
    • Add some carrots and celery to boost the nutrition. 
    • Use a slow cooker liner to make clean-up easier.  

    What Size Of Cubes?

    The steak should be cut into bite-sized pieces. That usually ends up being no bigger than one-inch square. 

    Dipping Sauces

    It’s no secret that comfort food like this tastes even better with a dipping sauce! Here are some of my favorite ones to enjoy with the steak and mushrooms. 

    Mushroom steak bites on a plate with asparagus and potaotes.


    What is the best beef cut to use for this recipe?

    Since you’ll cook it slowly in the Crock Pot, you can use any type of steak you want. This will taste just as good with sirloin steak as with chuck roast and stew meat. 

    How do you turn the juice into a gravy?

    The best part of this recipe is that you can turn the juice into a delicious gravy with a rich flavor. Take the juices from the Crock Pot and make a cornstarch slurry. Then, stir it slowly over low heat until it thickens into a perfect gravy. 

    Is this recipe low-carb? 

    Yes, this recipe is naturally low-carb and keto-friendly. None of the ingredients are known to be high in carbs.  

    How many servings does this make? 

    This recipe makes about four servings. 

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    4.67 from 3 votes

    Slow Cooker Mushroom Steak Bites

    Created by Stacie Vaughan
    Servings 4
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 6 hours
    Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
    Tender and juicy steak bites are slow cooked to perfection with mushrooms and onions. Serve your family this delicious weeknight meal with mashed potatoes or egg noodles.


    • 2 lb stew beef
    • 8 oz white mushrooms
    • ½ white onion chopped
    • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 3 cloves garlic minced
    • ¾ cup beef broth
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp black pepper


    • Add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil to a large skillet over medium high heat. Add stew beef and toss to brown. You don't need to cook it through. Just cook it enough to give it some color.
    • Add the stew beef, mushrooms, onion, butter, garlic beef broth, salt and pepper to a 6 to 8 quart slow cooker. Stir to combine.
    • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours or HIGH for 4 hours. Serve hot.


    Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 882mg | Potassium: 1019mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 528IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 5mg

    The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

    Course Main Course
    Cuisine American
    Keyword slow cooker, steak bites

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