Bent Creek Winery

Steak with Petite Sirah Mushroom Sauce
Serves 4

INGREDIENTS:
For the steaks
4 boneless 8oz. sirloin steaks
2 tsp. coarse salt
1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
1 tsp. garlic salt

INSTRUCTIONS
For the steaks
1. Trim the meat of any thick layers of fat, leaving the thin streaks in place.
2. Mix the salt, pepper and garlic salt in a small bowl.
3. Sprinkle the seasoning over the steaks on both sides. Press the seasoning into the meat.
4. Grill the steaks to your preferred level of doneness.
5. Serve with Petite Sirah Mushroom Sauce

Petite Sirah Mushroom Sauce
INGREDIENTS:
1 T. butter
1/3 cup minced shallots
1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
1 cup beef broth
1 cup Bent Creek Petite Sirah

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Melt the butter in a medium-size skillet over medium low heat.
2. Saute and stir the shallots until translucent, approximately 5 minutes.
3. Sprinkle the dried thyme leaves over the shallots and saute and stir for another minute.
4. Add the mushrooms. Saute and stir over medium heat until barely tender, approximately 5 minutes.
5. Stir in the Petite Sirah and the beef broth. Turn heat to high. Simmer to blend flavors for approximately 4 - 5 minutes.
6. Spoon sauce over the steak and serve immediately.