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Pressure-Cooker Beef Tips

These beef tips remind me of a childhood favorite. I cook them with mushrooms and serve over brown rice, noodles or mashed potatoes. Here's one of the best Instant Pot recipes for a quick and easy dinner. —Amy Lents, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 pound), cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked mashed potatoes

Directions

  • Select saute setting on a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker and adjust for medium heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. Brown meat in batches, adding oil as needed. Transfer meat to a bowl.
  • Add wine to cooker, stirring to loosen browned bits. Press cancel. Return beef to cooker; add the mushrooms, onion, broth and Worcestershire sauce. Lock lid; close the pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 15 minutes. Quick-release pressure.
  • Select saute setting and adjust for low heat; bring liquid to a boil. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into beef mixture. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened, 1-2 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Test Kitchen tips
  • The next day, stir a little heavy cream or sour cream into leftover sauce and serve over pasta.
  • We use the saute feature to brown the beef for added flavor.
  • These 50 quick and easy beef recipes get dinner done right.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 cup: 235 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 837mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.