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Merlot Mushroom Steak Topping

Mushrooms are a great side to any grilled steak. This is a thick mushroom sauce that can be drizzled over a med-rare sirloin to give a rich, flavorful kick. It’s easy to make and you can whip it up as your grilling your steaks.

Merlot Mushroom Sauce
Merlot Mushroom Sauce


  • 2 cups fresh thin sliced Mushrooms (which ever ones you like best)
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Shallots, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced Mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Red Wine
  • 2 cups Beef Broth
  • Sea Salt to taste
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  1. In a medium saute pan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add sliced mushrooms; cook and stir until soft. Remove Mushrooms from pan, and set aside.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon Butter to pan, and melt . Add Shallots; cook and stir until translucent. Add Mushrooms, and cook until soft. Add Thyme, Bay Leaf, and Merlot. Reduce.
  3. Whisk Cornstarch and Beef Broth into sauce, and bring to a boil.  Season to taste with freshly ground Black Pepper and Salt.

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