Sometimes it’s just so nice to come home to the smells of dinner cooking, slow cooker steak and mushrooms is a perfect meal for such an occasion. There is about twenty minutes of preparation and then about ten minutes of hands on toward the end of the cooking but that’s it.Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms The end result is this delicious hearty streak and mushrooms. Perfect served with Baked Creamed Cauliflower. I have a feeling we’ll be enjoying this meal more than once this winter!Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms

 

Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms

 

Ingredients:

 

½ tsp salt
½ tsp thyme
½ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp garlic powder
1 ¼ pound flank streak
1 red onion, sliced
2/3 cup beef broth
1/3 cup red wine (such as merlot)
¼ tsp tomato paste
2 tsp olive oil
1-8oz package of cremini mushrooms, sliced
1-8oz package of white mushroom, sliced
1 Tbsp flourSlow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms

 

Spray a broiler rack with nonstick spray. Preheat your broiler. Mix the salt, thyme, pepper and garlic together and rub mixture over the steak. Transfer the steak on the broiler pan and broil until lightly browned, about 5 minutes per side. Broil about 5 inches from the element.

While the steak is under the broiler scatter the red onion on the bottom of your slow cooker. Top with the steak. Whisk the broth, wine and tomato paste together and pour over the steak. Cover and cook until the steak and onions are fork tender, 4-6 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low.

About 35 minutes before the cooking time is up, heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add mushrooms and cook over medium high heat for about 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Cook until the mushrooms are lightly browned, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle with the flour and stir constantly for one minute. Stir mushroom mixture into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until the mixture simmers and thickens, about 25 minutes.

Transfer the steak to a cutting board and slice across the grain.Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms Serve with the mushroom sauce.Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms

21 comments on “Slow Cooker Steak and Mushrooms

Earl on January 6, 2017 4:30 pm

Oh yum! I seriously have to stop reading your posts 30 minutes before lunch. You’re killing me! Can’t wait to try it.

Nancy Wolff on January 9, 2017 12:32 pm

Earl,
Imagine the wonderful smells that would great you at the end of the day if you had this waiting in a crock pot! 🙂

Ginger Dawn Harman on January 9, 2017 12:39 am

This looks wonderful! Thank you for sharing. I am so going to try and make this!

Nancy Wolff on January 9, 2017 12:30 pm

Ginger Dawn,
I hope you like this meal as much as we did! I can’t wait to make it again.

Nicole on January 9, 2017 5:02 pm

I’ve never done a slow cooker steak. What a delicious recipe. Thank you for sharing this at the #HomeMattersParty

Nancy Wolff on January 9, 2017 8:56 pm

Nicole,
I love stopping by the Home Matters Party!

Mother of 3 on January 9, 2017 7:45 pm

That looks so good! I love steak and mushrooms together. I never thought to use my slow cooker to make it though. Pinned.

Nancy Wolff on January 9, 2017 8:56 pm

Mother of 3,
This was my first time cooking a steak this way but it won’t be mu last, it was so good!

nancy on January 10, 2017 1:59 am

I’l have to try that! Might be good with creamy polenta 🙂

Nancy Wolff on January 10, 2017 1:03 pm

Nancy,
I’ll bet it would be excellent with creamy polenta!

shelley on January 11, 2017 4:54 pm

I could not live without my slow cooker! Thanks for sharing at Over the Moon.

Helen at the Lazy Gastronome on January 11, 2017 9:22 pm

Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up!

Jess on January 12, 2017 10:09 pm

This sounds so tasty!

I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

nancy on January 16, 2017 1:10 am

I made this tonite, left out the wine, added a little Worcestershire sauce, and added a large yellow onion, small carrots (last hour) and yukon gold potatoes on the bottom. Awesome, I did do my skirt steak (couldn’ find flank) on high for 4 hours, nice and tender. Adding a link back on my blog, thanks!!!

Nancy Wolff on January 16, 2017 3:48 am

Nancy,
I love when you can make additions to a recipe and it turns out even more delicious! Thanks for the suggestions! 🙂

Leigh on January 17, 2017 6:20 pm

Thanks for linking up at the Healthy Living Link Party! I’ll bet this dish smells amazing while it’s cooking.
Blessings, Leigh

Nancy Wolff on January 17, 2017 7:11 pm

Leigh,
You’re right it does smell amazing! Perfect meal to come home to!

April J Harris on January 17, 2017 6:41 pm

Nancy, this looks amazing! What gorgeous comfort food, and I love the Baked Creamed Cauliflower too! Thank you for sharing with us at Hearth and Soul.

Nancy Wolff on January 17, 2017 7:10 pm

April,
I just love comfort food in the winter! 🙂

Miz Helen on January 17, 2017 7:21 pm

Your Slow Cooker Steak Mushrooms look delicious. Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. We look forward to seeing you again real soon!
Miz Helen

Nancy Wolff on January 18, 2017 2:40 am

Thanks for stopping by Miz Helen, I’ll see you on Thursday!

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