Steak in red wine sauce recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: not
Cooking: 15 min
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  • Quick and easy, this delicious steak in a red wine sauce with shallots is a great dinner party recipe to impress friends and family.


    • 2 sirloin steaks
    • Sea salt and black pepper, to season
    • 1tbsp olive oil
    • 8 shallots, peeled and quartered
    • 4tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 175ml red wine
    • 175ml beef stock
    • 1½ tbsp paprika
    • 1tsp dried thyme
    • 1tsp caster sugar


    • Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Heat a little oil in a hot pan and fry the steaks for 3 mins on each side. Set aside.

    • Add a little more oil to the pan and fry the shallots until they begin to brown.

    • Add the balsamic vinegar, let it bubble for a minute, and then add the red wine, beef stock, paprika, thyme and sugar. Allow the sauce to simmer for a few minutes until thickened slightly.

    • Serve the steaks with the red wine sauce and vegetables.

    Top tip for making Steak in red wine sauce

    Serve the steaks with fresh green beans and new potatoes.

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