Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Make dinner extra delicious with fork-tender beef, and delectable mushroom gravy served over steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or egg noodles! This Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce is easy to make and cooks in one pan!

Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce in a red skillet
Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Beef in creamy mushroom sauce is one of my favorite dishes to make for Christmas and let me just say, it rightfully deserves its spot on the Noche Buena table. Loaded with fork-tender beef, mushrooms, and creamy gravy, it’s sure to be a party hit!

If you love lengua or burger steak in mushroom sauce, this beef tips version delivers the same delectable flavors but requires less effort. It’s cooks in under an hour and one pan!

Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce over steamed rice in a white bowl
The recipe starts with pan-searing the beef until lightly browned, simmered in broth until fork-tender, and the sauce is finished off with a generous addition of table cream for an extra dose of yum.

You get a rich, hearty dish that’s absolutely heaven served over steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles!

sliced beef, button mushrooms, and minced garlic in bowls
Ingredients for Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Beef – the recipe calls for sirloin which you can cut into thin slices, strips, or cubes
Mushrooms – I used canned whole mushrooms, but feel free to swap with fresh button or cremini mushrooms. Just slice and cook a little longer during the first step of the recipe.
All-purpose cream – you can substitute with heavy cream, evaporated milk, or sour cream.
sauteing button mushrooms in a pan

Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Cooking tips

For a more tender chew, slice the beef across the grain. You can freeze the meat for about 20 minutes or until partially firm to make slicing easier.
Do not overcrowd the pan and sear on high heat so the meat will brown nicely.
This is a one-pan meal; there’s no need to clean the pan after searing the beef. Those browned bits bring incredible flavor!
cooking beef in pan with mushroom sauce
Once the cream is added in, lower heat and continue to cook at a simmer as the cream might curdle and separate on high heat.
For extra depth of flavor, add condensed cream of mushroom soup. Reconstitute a 10-ounce can with the beef broth and omit the cream.
Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce over steamed rice in a white bowl

How to serve

This creamy beef in mushroom gravy is easy enough to make for everyday family dinners yet fancy enough for special occasions. Serve with mashed potatoes, steamed rice, or egg noodles and your favorite roasted vegetables for a hearty meal that’s sure to wow the crowd!
Store leftovers in a container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
To reheat, place in a saucepot and heat until warmed through. Add more broth, water, or milk to loosen consistency if needed.

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