Tomato and Herb Beef Tips

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Meals


  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 lbs. sirloin steak tips
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary
  • Fontina Cheese Grits (see recipe)
  • Garnish: chopped fresh rosemary


  1. In a small bowl, stir together paprika, salt, chili powder, brown sugar, and pepper; sprinkle all over steak tips.

  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add half of steak tips; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef. Return beef to pan.

  3. Add onion and garlic to pan; cook for 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, cream, and rosemary; bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until meat is tender and sauce is slightly thickened, about 18 minutes. Serve with Fontina Cheese Grits. Garnish with rosemary.

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