Slow roasted beef cheeks with cauliflower mash Recipe

Slow roasted beef cheeks with cauliflower mash


  • 2 tbsp
    olive oil, plus 1 tbsp extra
  • 2 (300g)
    Onions, sliced
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 4 (800g)
    beef cheeks
  • 1 cup (250mL)
    red wine
  • 2 cups (500mL)
    beef stock
  • 1 can (400g)
    crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups (400g)
    cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup (250mL)
    thickened cream
  • 1/3 cup (80mL)
    white wine
  • 2 pkts
  • 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 garlic, cook for 5 minutes or until softened; add to a deep heavy based roasting tray. Add remaining 1 tbsp 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 extra olive oil and cook extra onion and extra 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 3629.9kj 460.1kj
Weight 788.8g 100g
Protein TOTAL 45.9g 5.8g
Fat TOTAL 63.2g 8.0g
- Saturated Fats 26.0g 3.3g
Carbohydrates TOTAL 11.5g 1.4g
- Sugars 9.9g 1.2g
Sodium 777.7mg 98.5mg
Dietary Fibre 6.5g 0.8g
Calcium 132.7mg 16.8mg