• 26 Ratings

Sumptuous steak is topped with an irresistible pan sauce using red wine, beef broth, and shallots.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat (if possible do not use a nonstick skillet). Add 1 tablespoon of the butter; reduce heat to medium. Cook steaks about 3 minutes per side or until medium rare (145 degree F). Transfer steaks to a platter; cover with foil to keep warm (steaks will continue to cook as they stand). Drain fat from skillet.

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  • Add wine, broth, and shallots to the hot skillet. Using a wire whisk, stir and scrape the bottom of the pan to remove browned bits . Continue to cook over medium heat about 3 to 4 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons. Reduce heat to medium low.

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  • Stir in cream, then remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, whisking until butter is melted and sauce has thickened slightly. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. Serve sauce at once over meat.

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  • Makes 2 servings

Pan Sauce Flavor Variations:

Stir in 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme, tarragon, or oregano with the shallots.Stir in 1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard with the shallots.Stir 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar into the finished sauce.Stir 1/2 teaspoon capers into the finished sauce.

Nutrition Facts

654 calories; 45 g total fat; 25 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 14 g monounsaturated fat; 199 mg cholesterol; 325 mg sodium. 874 mg potassium; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 53 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 1361 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 5 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;


26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 4