Balsamic Red Wine Reduction Steak Sauce

Balsamic Red Wine Reduction Steak Sauce

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Cooking with wine is fun! It adds a nice flavor boost to your food and whatever you don’t cook with is great with the dish. Try our Balsamic Red Wine Reduction Steak Sauce. It adds a refined flavor to your…

Cooking with wine is fun! It adds a nice flavor boost to your food and whatever you don’t cook with is great with the dish. Try our Balsamic Red Wine Reduction Steak Sauce. It adds a refined flavor to your steak and also works well on other meat dishes as well.

Ingredients

Prep Time

5 min

Total Time

20 min

Yield

3-4 Servings
  • 4 LGCM Steaks ( choose your favorite; in the video, we took a flavorful Top Butt and cut in into portions)
  • 1/2 cup Dry Red Wine ( we used Zinfandel, but choose your favorite to go with your meal)
  • 1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions

  • 1

    Season steak with Olive Oil, Salt, and Pepper. Place 1 tsp. of butter in a hot pan, and as soon as the butter starts to melt, add the steak to the pan.

  • 2

    Pan sear the steak for approximately 5-6 minutes on each side or until your desired doneness. Remove from pan and let your steak rest as you prepare your sauce.

  • 3

    In the same pan you pan seared your steak in, add red wine, balsamic vinegar, and honey. Bring the mixture to a boil for about 10 minutes, or until it reduces by half.

  • 4

    Remove from heat, or leave on low and add 1 tsp of butter and stire in.

  • 5

    Place on steak and enjoy!

  • 6

    Note this sauce is also excellent on chicken breasts or boneless pork loin!


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Recommended Pairings

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cab is king, and for good reason! This grape produces big, full bodied red wines that are a go to for many people. You can find good examples at many price points from $10 to $1,000!


Top Regions:

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Napa, California
  • Chile

Pairs great with:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon is fabulous with a pan seared steak or a roasted prime rib
 

Zinfandel

Zinfandel

Originally from Croatia, Zinfandel is now best known as a California grape. It's full bodied, high alcohol and packed with big fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • California
  • Southern Italy

Pairs great with:

  • The big flavors of Zinfandel are awesome with smoked ribs slathered in BBQ sauce!
 

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