Juicy Pan-seared Steak Recipe Drenched With Fresh Cherry Sauce by Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds

Juicy Pan-seared Steak Recipe Drenched With Fresh Cherry Sauce

Celebrating our seven-year wedding anniversary, my husband and I wanted to make an extra-special dinner recipe together. With fresh cherries in season, and splurging on a couple of perfect beef filets, all we needed was a bottle of our favorite red wine.

The secret to this succulent steak dinner is the mouth-watering cherry wine sauce. Tangy, savory and slightly sweet, your taste buds won’t believe what hit them.

This decadent steak recipe is easier than it looks, and it also could be made with pork tenderloin or chicken. This recipe made our anniversary absolutely delicious!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 to 40 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 filet mignon steaks, or your favorite steaks
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme

Cherry Sauce

Here's how to make it:

  1. Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the steaks and sear on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Reduce the heat and add the garlic and thyme (and an additional tablespoon of olive oil, if needed). Baste the steaks with the oil mixture until they are cooked to your desired doneness. Remove the steaks and allow them to rest while you make the cherry sauce.
  2. To the drippings in the pan, add the olive oil and cherries and cook over medium-low heat, stirring, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the wine, balsamic vinegar, honey mustard and honey. Continue to cook until thickened and slightly reduced, about 8 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  4. To serve, slice the steaks (if desired), spoon the cherry sauce over the steaks and enjoy!

Need help converting cooking and baking measurements? Here are some handy kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Olive Oil
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Dried Thyme
Dried Thyme $3 & Up
Honey
Honey $3 & Up
Skillets
Skillets $10 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

4-Ingredient Italian Steak Recipe (Tagliata di Manzo al Balsamico) Is Simply Perfect

Duck Breasts Recipe With Cherry Sauce: You're Only 20 Minutes Away From Gourmet

Steak With Cherry-Wine Sauce Recipe: This Easy Steak Recipe With Fresh Cherry Sauce Will Impress

Fresh Cherry Sauce Recipe: Spoon This Easy Sweet Cherry Sauce Recipe on Everything

Donna John
Wow! This looks amazing, Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds ! Cannot wait to try it. Thanks for sharing your recipe - and happy anniversary!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Thank you so much, Donna John ! This recipe was absolutely delicious, and we can't wait to make it again. It'll be our new "special occasion meal," LOL!
Cassiday
Super yummy recipe. 🍒

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Whole Wheat Date Nut Bread Recipe With Cardamom Crumble & Honey Cream Cheese Icing

Soft & Cheesy Ranch Dinner Rolls Recipe: A Hella Good Homemade Roll Recipe

Moist Cream Cheese Cranberry Bread Recipe Is a Hall of Fame Recipe

Amish Double Chocolate Muffins Recipe: Quick, Easy & Full of Chocolate-y Goodness