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Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce unites the most tender and flavorful cut of beef with a rich savory finish.

It’s the kind of meal you crave. This is also the best dinner to explore the perfect wine pairing. Is there anything better than a buttery steak smothered in sauce?

Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Why this recipe works:

Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce is actually a simple dinner to make, but the results are heavenly. Paired with the best wine, and you’ve got a meal you won’t ever forget.

I wanted to create the perfect dinner and wine pairing. When I think of wine, I think of steak. And when I think of steak, I think of wine. So, it was only natural to sear up some amazing grass fed rib eyes with a mushroom cream sauce to enjoy with one of the bottles of red that I picked up!

How to make Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

How to make this recipe:

There are a ton of different methods to cook an amazing steak. For this recipe I chose to pan sear the rib eyes and then finish them off in the oven. Below you’ll find some recipe tips that will yield a perfectly cooked steak every time.

  • Ensure your steaks have come to room temperature before cooking. That means you’ll have to take them out of the refrigerator at least 30 minutes prior to cooking (if you keep your house warm) or an hour or so (if your house is on the colder side). A cold steak will result in an overly cooked outside, so try to ensure the entire cut of meat is the same temperature.
  • Use a good quality thermometer. Place it into the raw meat. If you insert the thermometer half way through the cooking process, you risk losing the juices that you want locked in.
  • Use cast iron or a high quality stainless pan to sear your steak. Prior to adding the meat to the pan, get your pan screaming hot. Make sure your hood is running because it will smoke.
  • Give your steaks a rinse and then pat them dry. I find that brushing on a thin layer of olive oil helps give a nice sealed crust while preventing sticking. Always salt and pepper the steak prior to cooking so that it infuses into the meat.
  • I like to add a high quality butter to the pan while the steaks are cooking in addition to a full sprig of rosemary and several whole cloves of garlic. By using whole cloves, the flavor infuses into the butter without the garlic burning.
  • Only cook the steaks long enough to give a good sear on the outside, then transfer them to the oven. Cook until the internal temperature is about 10 degrees

Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Prep15 minutes
Cook20 minutes
Total35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Pan Seared Ribeye Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce unites the most tender and flavorful cut of beef with a rich savory finish. It’s the kind of meal you crave. This is also the best dinner to explore the perfect wine pairing. Is there anything better than a buttery steak smothered in sauce?



  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper.
  • Insert a meat thermometer into the center of a steak. Rinse and pat dry the steaks. Coat with a thin layer of olive oil and cover with salt and pepper. Heat a cast iron or stainless steel pan over extremely high heat. Add the steaks to the hot pan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the butter along with the rosemary and garlic. Tilt the pan and spoon the melted butter on top of the steaks while they cook. Sear to a nice brown color on both sides. This should take 3-5 minutes on each side. Once seared, transfer steaks to prepared pan and finish cooking in preheated oven. If cooking to medium, cook until internal temperature hits 135 degrees F. Transfer to a plate and loosely tent with foil.
  • As soon as you remove the steaks from the pan, add the sliced mushrooms. Be quick so that the butter doesn’t burn in an empty pan. Stir once to coat and then allow to cook, undisturbed, for a few minutes until they start to brown. Stir occasionally. When the mushrooms have browned and there is not longer any liquid in the pan, add dry sherry and deglaze the pan by scraping the bottom to loosen any bits that may have stuck during the cooking process.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the heavy cream. Allow sauce to come to a simmer. Sauce will thicken and reduce as it cooks. This should only take a few minutes. Flavor with additional salt and pepper, to taste.
  • To serve, remove from heat and remove garlic and rosemary. Add steaks back to the pan with the sauce along with any juices from the plate.


Two full size ribeye steaks should make enough for 4 smallish size servings.


Calories: 567kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 26g, Fat: 50g, Saturated Fat: 26g, Cholesterol: 173mg, Sodium: 450mg, Potassium: 539mg, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 1155IU, Vitamin C: 2.5mg, Calcium: 55mg, Iron: 2.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. 5 stars
    I call this the perfect recipe; one that is easy, quick, and excellant flavor. I will never use a can of cream of mushroom soup after seeing how easy this was too make.

  2. 5 stars
    Came out perfect, these instructions were easy to follow and this recipe definitely upped my expectations on steak. I don’t even care for mushrooms but on this is was delicious!

  3. 5 stars
    Smothering a great steak in a sauce that’s so good you’ll be licking your plate is an amazing combination, and I did in fact, lick my plate clean. Amazing recipe – thanks! It’s now a favorite in my house!

  4. 5 stars
    I have become obsessed with my cast iron and this recipe is the perfect example of why it is so much fun.