Rib-eye Steak with Merlot Sauce, Scalloped Potatoes and Mixed Vegetables

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Makes 4-6 servings.

Grilled Steak Recipe


  • 4-6 steaks, (rib-eye or fillet mignon or sirloin)
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Seasoned Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet or red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • Merlot Sauce (recipe below)
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • Cooking spray



  1. Heat grill to medium heat and coat with cooking spray. Season both sides of steaks with Seasoned Salt. Grill steaks 5-6 minutes on each side or until desired wellness.
  2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat, add onions and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and continue to sauté until onions are tender and slightly browned and caramelized.
  4. Reduce heat to medium.
  5. Add Merlot Sauce and dry red wine. Continue to cook for another 4-5 minutes. Serve sauce over grilled steaks.


Scalloped Potatoes Recipe


  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced, not rinsed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Cook onions in butter until soft.  Add flour and cook for 3 minutes, stirring continuously.  Whisk in milk and cook until thick and bubbly.  Remove from heat.
  3. Add 3/4 cup of cheese, stirring until melted.  Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Layer half of potatoes in baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Cover with half of sauce.
  5. Layer remaining potato slices on top of sauce and season.  Top with remaining sauce and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake, covered for 30 minutes or until potatoes are done.



Merlot Sauce Recipe


  • 1/2 cup currant jelly (red grapes jam)
  • 1/2 cup Merlot, Zinfandel or nonalcoholic red wine
  • 1/4 cup beef flavored broth (alternative: beef cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine



  1. in 1-quart saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 35 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is slightly reduced and syrupy.

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