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In France, entrecote is a premium cut of beef used for steaks. In this article, I show you a delicious and easy recipe to make entrecote steak with mushroom. You can also watch my video where we actually cook with this recipe. We cook in that video delicious steaks. You can also watch my other videos about a delicious steak recipe here.

To make this traditional entrecote recipe, you will need a beef cut from the rib area, which is also known as ribeye. I enjoy a good piece of meat and creamy mushroom sauce, and it is so easy to make.

This entrecote steak with mushroom recipe will help you to create a superb mushroom sauce that is suitable for steaks, stews, casserole dishes, or vegetarian meat analogs. And it will be the perfect sauce for the entrecote steak we want to cook today.

I love steak. On my first trip to France, I felt like I had stepped into my own version of Heaven. At the first French bistro I visited, I chose to order the entrecote steak with mushroom. That entrecote was a delicious premium cut of beef. A fantastic boneless ribeye steak covered with a delicious creamy mushroom sauce. And that delicious mushroom sauce covering the entrecote steak was the perfect sauce, made with red wine, shallots, beef stock, and butter. It was absolutely extraordinary. It completely transforms the steak into an irresistible, restaurant-worthy meal. A meal that would be perfect for spoiling a king.

Entrecote steak is typically served with mashed potatoes or French fries. I like my potatoes baked in the oven while I prepare and cook the entrecote steak, so that the two are ready at the same time. Other than the fries, this recipe for entrecote steak with mushroom could be considered a one-pan sort of meal, as the steak and sauce are created in the same pan. The steak is seasoned and seared in a hot, cast-iron skillet until it’s browned and cooked to your desire. It’s then removed, at which point the shallots are added in.

In this recipe, we have replaced the traditional red wine with cognac to give it a more French variation. This is a mouthwatering combination of rich brown mushroom sauce and tender ribeye. This recipe for entrecote steak with mushroom will be ready in just 30 minutes. I can’t wait to eat it!

The mushroom sauce

You can make the mushroom sauce in many styles, but always mushrooms are the primary ingredient. So ensure you get good quality and fresh mushrooms. Having a good mushroom sauce will help you with other dishes as well. It can be served with veal, chicken and poultry, pasta, and other foods such as vegetables.

You will make your sauce by mixing mushrooms, butter, cream, olive oil, red wine, and pepper. You can experiment with a wide variety of variations possible with additional ingredients such as shallot, garlic, lemon juice, flour (to thicken the sauce), chicken stock, saffron, basil, parsley, or other herbs. We like our mushroom sauce prepared as a brown sauce.

Mushroom sauces have been cooked for hundreds of years. United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower a well-known steak lover, was quite fond of mushroom sauce. He would have loved this recipe.


Ingredients for entrecote steak with mushrooms recipe. For our special jose on demand recipe, we will use a set of different ingredients:

  • 2 entrecote (ribeye)
  • 250 g mushrooms
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1.5 cups heavy cream
  • splash of cognac
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • red and yellow capsicums


Cook the entrecote steak
This entrecote steak with mushrooms recipe is indeed the ultimate dinner! Ribeye is the steak of choice for this recipe, so stick to it. Don’t replace it with New York strip, Porterhouse, Sirloin or Rump, as other chefs and recipes suggest. A good cut of ribeye beef, even though expensive, is the best steak to cook with and enjoy eating. You will end up with a tender and juicy steak and not chewy like cheaper cuts more suitable for slow cooking.

For making our entrecote steak with mushrooms recipe, follow the easy steps below:

  1. Season the entrecote steaks with fresh ground pepper and coarse salt.
  2. Leave the meat setting for 30 minutes before you start cooking.
  3. Heat your pan.
  4. Add olive oil and butter to the pan.
  5. As soon as the butter has melted, add the entrecote steaks.
  6. Cook to your liking (for me one minute each side is perfect).
  7. When done take the entrecote steaks and wrap in aluminum foil and set it aside to rest.

Making the mushroom sauce

Make the mushroom sauce

  1. Slice the mushrooms and dice the shallot and garlic.
  2. Add a little olive oil to the same pan you used for the meat but now on medium heat.
  3. Add mushrooms and shallot.
  4. Fry for a couple of minutes.
  5. Turn up the heat and splash the mushrooms with a bit of cognac.
  6. When the spirit has evaporated add the heavy cream and bring it to boil.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.

Cooking the capsicums

Fried the capsicums

  1. Slice the capsicums.
  2. Add butter to the pan.
  3. When the butter is melted, fried the capsicums together with garlic.

Serving the Entrecote steaks

Serving the entrecote steak. Serve the entrecote steak with the mushrooms sauce. It will be a delicious meal that will melt in your mouth.

This is super easy and tasty. Try replacing the red wine with cognac as we did in this recipe. It added a great softer flavor than the red wine. Entrecote steak with mushrooms is simple and delicious with a quick and easy homemade mushroom sauce you can make from scratch.

Watch our video recipes on my YouTube channel and also read and try all the delicious recipes in this blog where not only you will find steak and creamy sauce recipes, but also all types of delicious food. You can also post a question asking me for any special recipe.

You can also watch my other videos about a delicious steak recipe here.
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