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braised beef with mushrooms in a pot

Easy Braised Beef with Mushrooms Recipe

This easy Braised Beef recipe is juicy, tender, and super flavorful. Perfect over your favorite grain or paired alongside roasted veggies!
Course Main Course, Meats
Cuisine American
Keyword braised beef, braised beef with mushrooms
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 699kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Trim the Beef of any excess fat and cut the beef into 3-inch pieces. Set it aside.
    cut up beef into pieces on a plate
  • Chop the onions into one inch chunks and the mushrooms into halves. Set the veggies aside.
    mushrooms and onion in two bowls
  • Preheat a Dutch oven (or another oven-safe dish) with 2 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat. Add in the Beef and brown each piece on all sides. Remove the Beef from the pot and set it aside.
    beef in a pan
  • In the same pan, add 2 more tablespoons of oil and cook the onions and mushrooms in the Beef drippings until they turn a light shade of brown.
    mushrooms and onion in a pan
  • Add the Beef back into the pan and season the pot with salt, cumin, and black pepper. Add in bay leaves and beef broth. Cover with a lid.
    beef with broth and seasoning in a pan
  • Bake in a preheated oven to 375°F for about 90 minutes or until Beef is tender. Serve immediately with your favorite side dish and enjoy!
    braised beef with mushrooms in a pot


Calories: 699kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 27g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 1618mg | Potassium: 969mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 5mg