Steaks in red wine sauce recipe


This is an incredible Red wine sauce for steak that can be made in less than 20 minutes! Whether you hotline it red wine jus or red wine reduction, it’s the perfect enhancement to lớn your steak dinner.

This red wine jus requires just three ingredients & can even be prepared in advance. Enjoy it with a glass of the same red wine you choose khổng lồ cook with – an elegant meal for any night of the week.

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I love a great steak… be it steak on the grill, broiled steak, or steak on the stove. It’s so easy khổng lồ make, and yet feels like something truly special.

We try to make dinner at trang chủ feel lượt thích special occasions sometimes, whether we’re entertaining or just enjoying a date night in. Sometimes it’s homemade pasta, but we often vì chưng a steak night because it’s so flexible and like we’re dining out on the town.

Nothing makes a steak feel more special than an enhancement. I rarely order a steak off the thực đơn without adding one. Use my homemade steak seasoning & then add one little teaspoon ofsauce for so much flavor.

This steak sauce is easy enough for a weeknight, và also special enough for something like a thắm thiết Valentine’s Day dinner. Serve it with your favorite sides & it makes such a pretty presentation!


Why You’ll Love Red Wine Jus

Ready in less than trăng tròn minutesBursting with rich flavorEnhances steak making it feel specialDrink the rest of the wine bottle!



“OMG! That SAUCE!! I am a huge steak lover…it’s my meal of choice whenever we have an occasion lớn celebrate. Love wine in cooking!!! Pinned. 🙂”

—Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie —

Red Wine Sauce Ingredients

Butter – Of course! This is the base of just about any homemade or restaurant-style pan sauce. You can use salted or unsalted- we tend to lớn have salted on hand. Just watch any additional salt that you add at the end! Shallots – The delicate onion flavor turns the red wine sauce into something incredible!Pinot Noir – One of my favorite wines lớn enjoy over a light weeknight meal or dinner with friends. It is the best red wine for steak sauce since because of its bold flavor. It is a fragrant and easy-to-drink wine that will also serve beautifully with your steak dinner!


Add fresh herbs during the last five minutes of cooking for more flavor- thyme, rosemary and oregano all work beautifully.Add a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar to your red wine sauce for another layer of flavor.To make a true au jus, cook your steak in the pan first, using the juices & browned bits in the pan as the base of your sauce. So delicious!

How lớn Make Red Wine Jus

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add wine & bring lớn a boil. Reduce for 15 minutes, scraping the sides until slightly syrupy.Serve on top of steak & enjoy with a glass of wine!

Red Wine Jus Serving Suggestions

Serve on top of steak for an incredible treat.Add on đứng đầu of chicken, pork or short ribs, too.


Make this red wine sauce for steak in up to two days ahead lớn save time!In fact, you can make a large batch and freeze. Use the 1x2x3x tab on the printable recipe card to easily convert khổng lồ a larger amount.

Scaling up, down or substituting? You’ll love this printableMeasurement Conversion Chart!


Can you make red wine jus in advance?

Absolutely! Make it up to lớn two days in advance và store in an airtight container. Simply warm on the stove or even in the microwave when it’s time khổng lồ serve.

What is au jus in cooking?

It’s simply the French term for “juice”. It generally refers lớn a sauce or gravy added lớn meats in cooking.

How bởi You Thicken Red Wine Sauce?

You may read other red wine sauce recipes that gọi for a thickener, such as cornstarch or arrowroot, but I find this lớn be unnecessary. Ultimately, it simply makes the red wine sauce too thick.

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For the best results, bring the wine khổng lồ a boil over medium heat, then reduce & simmer for 15 minutes. The result is a silky smooth and slightly syrupy sauce with incredible flavor!

Make Ahead

Prep in advance & leave refrigerated for up to lớn 24 hours prior to baking và serving. Warm through in the microwave or stovetop when needed.

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Pick the perfect cut of meat from the butcher. The higher chất lượng cuts will give you a more tender, flavorful steak.Use a meat thermometer to ensure you’re cooking the meat khổng lồ the temperature of your liking.

The steak will continue lớn cook a little once you take it off the grill. I like mine khổng lồ a perfect medium-rare, about 145 degrees, so I pull it off the grill or pan at 140 degrees.

How to lớn Store

At Room Temperature – for up to two hours before refrigerating.Refrigerate – in an airtight container for up to lớn three days. Freeze – in an airtight container for up to three months.

How to Serve

One of the reasons we love steak dinners is because of the flexibility! Steak is delicious with a variety of sides.

Dietary Considerations

Gluten FreeDairy FreeNut FreeVegetarian

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