Red Wine Pan Sauce with Mustard and Thyme

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2000

A quick pan sauce to serve with pan-seared steaks.

SERVES 4 (Makes about 1/2 cup, enough to sauce 4 steaks)

TIME 20 minutes

Red Wine Pan Sauce with Mustard and Thyme

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a pan-seared steak recipe with a full-bodied, complex steak sauce, we cooked the steaks in a high-quality, heavy pan, reducing the heat to prevent burning and moving the steaks only once. By adding a few extra ingredients to the traditi...

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