Beef in Onion Gravy

Donna Neiter Wausau, WI

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 6–8 Hours


  • 10¾-oz. can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 Tbsp. dry onion soup mix
  • 2 Tbsp. beef bouillon granules
  • 1 Tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 lb. beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 3-Quart


  1. Spray the interior of the cooker with cooking spray.
  2. In the slow cooker, combine soup, soup mix, bouillon, and tapioca. Let stand 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in beef.
  4. Cover and cook on Low 6–8 hours, or until meat is tender but not dry.


Add 2–3 Tbsp. chopped onions, ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms, and/or ¼ tsp. pepper to the mixture in Step 2.

Rosemarie Fitzgerald Gibsonia, PA