Sirloin with Mushroom Sauce


This steak is special enough to make for company...and you can have it ready in no time! Our Test Kitchen came up with the mouth-watering combination of rich brown mushroom sauce and tender strips of peppery steak.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak (3/4 inch thick)

  • 1 teaspoon coarse-ground pepper

  • 2 teaspoons canola or vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½ cup beef broth

  • ½ cup dry red wine or additional beef broth


  1. Rub steak with pepper. In a heavy ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, brown steak in oil for about 4 minutes on each side. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees F for 4 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145 degrees F; medium, 160 degrees F; well-done, 170 degrees F). Transfer steak to a warm serving platter. Let stand for 10 minutes.

  2. In the same skillet, cook mushrooms over medium heat until golden brown. Add broth and wine or additional broth. bring to a boil; cook until the liquid is reduced by about half. Thinly slice the steak; top with mushroom sauce.


Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3 ounces cooked beef with 1/4 cup mushroom sauce) equals 214 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.