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Under 30 Minutes

Steaks with Balsamic-Mustard Sauce

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  • Servings: 4
Steaks with Balsamic-Mustard Sauce

Source: Everyday Food, May 2005


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 strip steaks (each 6 to 8 ounces and about 3/4 inch thick)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Season steaks generously on both sides with salt and pepper; place in skillet. Cook, turning once, until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a plate; cover with foil.

  2. Add vinegar to skillet; boil until syrupy, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; whisk in mustard and any accumulated juices from steaks. Serve sauce with steaks.

Reviews (6)

  • gitinoam 1 Apr, 2011

    I just made this for dinner and both my husband and I hated the sauce. The mustard was way to dominant. It's a good thing that the steaks I got were delicious w/o the sauce.

  • imthechef 20 Jul, 2010

    I made this recipe along with the suggested rosemary potatoes and string beans. It looked fancy and tasted great and it took about 40 minutes from start to finish, including boiling the water for the side dishes. My husband thought the sauce was excellent. I don't make a lot of steak but I would definitely make this again. It makes a nice dinner for two and would also be an impressive company meal.

  • baklavaglue 23 Jun, 2010

    This sauce was amazing! However I wasn't prepared for the strong smell of burning balsamic vinegar! I turned the heat down to medium but the smell made my eyes tear up. This is a great sauce for any steak!

  • earthseame 20 Jun, 2010

    Really, really good! This made my husband fall in love with me again. ;)

  • rpurcell 16 May, 2009

    I agree the sauce for this is good my husband put it on top of everything i served with the meal :)

  • Pili 31 Mar, 2009

    One word for this sauce: D e l i c i o u s!!! Great with tomatoes too!!! Thank you!!! :)

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