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beef tips and gravy over mashed potatoes in white bowl

Instant Pot Beef Tips

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: main course
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Instant Pot Beef Tips are tender and flavorful thanks to pressure cooking in a savory brown gravy. Serve these easy beef tips over mashed potatoes or rice for the ultimate comfort food meal.


Units Scale
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef tips *see note
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 10.5 ounce can condensed French onion soup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté mode. Add olive oil and meat to the pot.
  2. Brown meat on all side and remove to a plate.
  3. Add butter and onion to the pot. Cook until onion is tender, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Return meat to the Instant Pot along with any juices. Add broth, soup, Worcestershire, and bay leaf.
  5. Close Instant Pot and set to manual high pressure for 30 minutes.
  6. Allow to vent naturally for 20 minutes before carefully venting and removing top.
  7. Set to sauté mode.
  8. In a small bowl combine cornstarch with 1/3 cup water. stir until smooth.
  9. Add to gravy and stir until thickened. Turn off sauté mode and season to taste with salt and pepper.


You may use any cut of meat for the beef tips: tenderloin, sirloin, or even chuck roast can all be cut into 2 inch pieces. You can also use pre-cut stew meat.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 293
  • Sugar: 1.3 g
  • Sodium: 507.6 mg
  • Fat: 13.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.4 g
  • Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 34 g
  • Cholesterol: 99.4 mg

Keywords: Instant Pot Beef Tips

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