Rump steak with quick mushroom and red wine sauce

Rump steak with quick mushroom and red wine sauce

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2
Make a restaurant-style sauce for your steak in 15 minutes - perfect with creamy mash

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal500
  • fat32g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre1g
  • protein43g
  • salt0.42g
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  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…

  • 2 rump steaks (about 200g/8oz each)
  • 140g mushroom, quartered



    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…

  • 2 thyme sprigs, leaves removed


    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 150ml red wine
  • 1 tbsp butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…


  1. Heat the oil in a pan. Season the steaks, then fry for 2-3 mins each side for medium rare, or cook more to your liking. Remove from the pan, then set aside to rest.

  2. Add the mushrooms and thyme leaves to the pan, then cook for a couple of mins until softened and golden. Pour in the wine and bubble until syrupy, then turn off the heat and stir in the butter. Season.

  3. Serve the steaks with the mushroom sauce poured over, along with creamy mash and some crunchy spring greens.

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18th Apr, 2012
This was lovely. Very easy to make and the mushrooms were lovely and flavoursome. Definitely a good, quick and easy mid-week (or any time!) meal.
18th Feb, 2012
Would dried thyme be ok to use?
3rd Nov, 2011
rich tasty gravy with creamy mash and tender steak, a wonderful winter warmer.
3rd Nov, 2011
rich tasty gravy with creamy mash and tender steak, a wonderful winter warmer
10th Aug, 2011
A nice cooking wine would be a Merlot or Sherry wine.
9th Aug, 2011
I really want to try this. Does anybody know a nice red wine to use?
8th Aug, 2011
Really tasty and easy to make, I added a clove of garlic in with the mushrooms and stirred in some creme fraiche to the red wine make the sauce thicker. YUM!
16th Jan, 2011
I did the red sauce which was very nice
20th Nov, 2010
Easy and flavoursome! Added in the resting juices from the steak. Will make again.
15th Oct, 2010
Surprised by the tasteful sauce


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