Steak in red wine sauce Recipe

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15 min

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.

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Serve the steaks with fresh green beans and new potatoes.