Ground Sirloin Patties With Red Wine Sauce
- 1 tablespoon butter plus
- 4 teaspoons butter
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 8 ounces ground sirloin
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup dry red wine
- 1/4 cup whipping cream
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Transfer to medium bowl. Mix in sirloin, thyme, salt, and pepper. Shape meat into two 3/4-inch-thick patties. Coat patties with flour, shaking off excess.
Melt 4 teaspoons butter in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer patties to 2 plates.
Pour off any fat from skillet. Add wine and boil until reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Add cream and boil until slightly thickened, whisking constantly, about 2 minutes. Season sauce with salt and pepper; pour over patties.
This recipe yields 2 servings; can be doubled.