Merlot-Peppercorn Steak Sauce

Merlot-Peppercorn Steak Sauce


"This is a quick merlot and peppercorn sauce which cooks very quickly. It's very tasty poured over a top sirloin or a thick porterhouse steak!"


20 m servings 62 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 149 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the mushrooms, garlic, and peppercorns, and saute until the mushrooms are tender. Pour in the wine, balsamic, and Worcestershire sauce, increase the heat to medium-high, and reduce by 1/3. Stir in the rosemary and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant.
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  1. 41 Ratings


This sauce was pretty good. I will make this again but with some changes. More red wine, and less worchestershire sauce. I added extra garlic, and used olive oil instead of butter.

Flavor was good, if you could get around the 2-tablespoons of peppercorn. I would try this recipe again, but would drastically reduce the amount of peppercorn or possibly use 1 tsp of plain bla...

Good stuff. I cut back a little on the worcestershire and added a little more red wine, mixed everything but the rosemary togethert, hen soaked the peppercorns in the liquid for a couple of hour...

Awesome! and gave me an idea for a spin on my own recipe, i added a bit more garlic and merlot and used soaked green peppercorns and lots of them instead of black, much softer and not as strong ...

excellent! I added a small carton of double cream as we prefer a creamy sauce.

I will be fixing this again! Do get fresh, good quality peppercorns! Mine were cheap and old and didn't taste great compared to the ones in a friends's dish. I would strained them out to leav...

Not good. This is not a sauce. This is a reduction of primeval elements. 1 garlic clove vs. 3 tbs of worcestershire sauce and a half pound of pepper???????

did not care for this recipe at all. I should have realized it wouldn't meet my preferred creamy sauce taste. Don't care for the wine reduction flavour. Would probably be very good if that's y...

This was pretty good. I used the recipe exactly as written and we thought it was missing something. It needed heat and we thought the sauce could be thicker as well. I doubled the recipe and o...