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steak with shallot-red wine sauce

Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

The sauce makes these steaks really special. Use rib-eyes or beef tenderloin for a really tender meal. From Good Housekeeping, January 2003.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For steak with shallot-red wine sauce

  • 1 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    boneless beef rib-eye steaks (about 12-ounces each), or beef tenderloin steaks
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper, coarsely ground
  • 2 md
    shallots, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 c
    dry red wine

How To Make steak with shallot-red wine sauce

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until very hot but not smoking.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, pat steaks dry with paper towels.
  • 3
    Add butter to skillet.
  • 4
    Add steaks; sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook 8 to 10 minutes for medium-rare or until desired doneness, turning steaks over once.
  • 5
    Transfer steaks to cutting board; keep warm.
  • 6
    To drippings in skillet, add shallots and cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until browned and tender.
  • 7
    Add wine to skillet and heat to boiling over high heat. Boil 2 minutes.
  • 8
    To serve, thinly slice steaks and spoon wine sauce on top.

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