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This recipe for quick pan-seared steak with a savory-sweet port wine and grape sauce makes a delicious weeknight dinner.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2012

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20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pat steaks dry and cut into 4 equal portions. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until very hot, but not smoking. Add the steaks and cook until browned on the bottom, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn over, reduce heat to medium-low and cook to desired doneness, 3 to 5 minutes for medium-rare. Remove the steaks from the pan and set aside, covered with foil.

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  • Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in the pan over medium-low heat. Add grapes and cook, stirring occasionally and pressing down on them with the back of a spoon, until the grapes are brown in spots and mostly broken down, 4 to 6 minutes. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with flour and stir to coat. Add port, broth, thyme and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Increase the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring and scraping up any browned bits, until reduced and thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve the steaks with about 3 tablespoons sauce each.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces steak & 3 tablespoons sauce
246 calories; protein 22.8g; carbohydrates 11.5g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 7.4g; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 2.7g; cholesterol 61mg; vitamin a iu 154.2IU; vitamin c 2.3mg; folate 14.6mcg; calcium 24.5mg; iron 1.8mg; magnesium 25.6mg; potassium 410.2mg; sodium 216.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1/2 fruit, 1/2 vegetable, 3 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat

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