Slow roasted beef cheeks with cauliflower mash Recipe

Slow roasted beef cheeks with cauliflower mash


  • 3 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 medium (120g)
    onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 4 (800g)
    beef cheeks
  • 1 cup (250mL)
    red wine
  • 2 cups (500mL)
    beef stock
  • 400g can
    crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups (400g)
    cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup (250mL)
    thickened cream
  • 1/3 cup (80mL)
    white wine
  • 2 sachets (30g each)
  • 2 cups (40g)

How to Cook

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 360 minutes
  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/ 140°C fan forced. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan; add 1 onion and 2 cloves of the garlic, cook for 5 minutes or until softened; add to a deep heavy based roasting tray. Add second tbsp of olive oil to frying pan, add beef cheeks and cook on either side for 2 minutes or until browned; add to roasting tray.

  2. In a large jug; combine red wine, stock and tomatoes; pour over beef cheeks and cover with aluminium foil. Roast for 6 hours or until beef is tender and starting to fall apart.

  3. Meanwhile 30 minutes before beef cheeks are ready, make cauliflower mash. In a large saucepan, add last tbsp of olive oil and cook 2nd onion with rest of garlic for 5 minutes or until golden. Add cauliflower and cook, stirring constantly for 10 minutes or until slightly softened; add cream and white wine, reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes or until cream has thickened and cauliflower has started to break down.

  4. Make MAGGI Roast Meat Gravy according to pack instructions. Serve beef cheeks on cauliflower mash; topped with gravy and rocket.



Average Qty Per Serve Qty Per 100g
Energy 3629.9 460.1
Weight 788.8 100
Protein TOTAL 45.9 5.8
Fat TOTAL 63.2 8.0
- Saturated Fats 26.0 3.3
Carbohydrates TOTAL 11.5 1.4
- Sugars 9.9 1.2
Sodium 777.7 98.5
Dietary Fibre 6.5 0.8
Calcium 132.7 16.8