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Seared Steaks with Red Wine-Cherry Sauce
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Seared Steaks with Red Wine-Cherry Sauce

Time: 40 minutes

Shopping Tip: Pick up a merlot or pinot noir for the pan sauce.

Serve with Dijon Smashed Potatoes: Steam 1½ pounds quartered Yukon gold potatoes, covered, 20 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Place potatoes in a large bowl; add ¾ cup whole milk, 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon butter, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Mash potato mixture with a potato masher until desired consistency. CALORIES 178; FAT 4.6g (sat 2.7g); SODIUM 313mg

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