Red-wine-sauce

Red wine sauce for steak

This rich dark sauce goes great with steak, especially our Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Rump Steak

By , 01 March 2018

(4 votes)

Red wine sauce for steak
  • 20 Mins

  • Serves: 4

Nutritional Info
Each 103g serving contains
  • Energy

    310KJ

    74KCAL

    4%
  • Fat

    3.2g

    med

    5%
  • Saturates

    2.0g

    med

    10%
  • Sugars

    1.2g

    low

    1%
  • Salt

    0.18g

    low

    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 301kJ/72kcal.
Ingredients
  • 15g unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 200ml red wine
  • ½ reduced-salt beef stock cube, made up with 150ml boiling water.
Method
  • Melt the butter in a small frying pan over a low heat.

  • Add the shallot and garlic. Cook for 6-8 mins, stirring regularly, until softened

  • Increase the heat to medium, add the balsamic vinegar and cook for 1 min, or until almost evaporated.

  • Add the thyme and red wine and cook until the liquid is reduced by half.

  • Stir in the stock. Simmer for 5-6 mins. Remove the thyme before serving the sauce.