Red Wine Jus

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This red wine reduction sauce is the result of wanting a beautiful sauce to pair with a tender, juicy steak!

You will need...

Drippings from steak Garlic Shallots Red wine  Balsamic vinegar Thyme Beef stock Parsley leaves Butter


Choosing a Red Wine

Use a full-bodied reds like Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot. These wines have rich currants which work nicely with steak.

Flour Bowl

Add drippings to a pan over medium heat. Then add garlic and shallots and saute, stirring 1 minute.


Add wine, beef stock, balsamic vinegar, and thyme sprigs. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.


Allow the mixture to reduce until thickened, approximately 3 to 5 minutes.


Remove the thyme and turn the heat to low. Whisk in butter.


Add parsley and season with salt and pepper. Pair with steak and enjoy!


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