This one is really good on noodles, mashed potatoes, or rice and it doesn't get any easier. Zippy Beef Tips: 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. Beef or Venison stew meat 1 envelope onion soup mix 1 small can sliced mushrooms or two cups fresh 1 10 3/4 oz. can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 can of 7-UP or Sprite Put meat and mushrooms in slow cooker Combine soup, soup mix, and soda in a bowl and then pour over meat and mushrooms. Cover and cook on low 8 hours.