3 1/2 pounds beef sirloin tip roast, fat trimmed and cut into cubes
2 packages brown gravy mix
3 1/2 cups water
1 can mushrooms, optional
2 cups long-grain brown rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup beef stock
1 small onion, finely chopped
Step 1: Place the cubed beef and chopped onion in the bottom of the slow cooker.
Step 2: Mix both packets of brown gravy mix with 1 cup of beef stock and pour over the beef tips.
Step 3: Add the mushrooms and liquid from the can, if using.
Step 4: Set the slow cooker to high for 3-4 hours (or low for 6-8 hours).
Step 5: Salt and Pepper to taste
Step 6: Place the brown rice, salt and remaining 2 1/2 cups of water in a wide, shallow pan. Bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmer, cover the pan and cook for 30 minutes.
Step 7: Fluff the rice with a fork, and place a serving on each plate. Ladle the beef and gravy over the rice for serving.