Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A wonderfully rich and flavorful dish that will melt in your mouth.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb beef cheeks (can have multiple smaller pieces)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 8 stems fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups red wine (cabernet sauvignon or merlot)
  • 1 cup beef stock

Directions

  1. In a small bowl combine the dry spices. Set aside.
  2. Cut off any large fatty sections of the meat (they will not be used).
  3. Sprinkle the spices all over the meat.
  4. Place the beef cheeks in the slow cooker.
  5. Add in the thyme, garlic, onion and beef stock.
  6. Pour the wine into a pot on high heat. Bring to a simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Once the wine has cooked out a bit, add it into the slow cooker.
  8. You can also add any additional vegetables you may want to cook. *optional*
  9. Cover and cook on low high for 6-8 hours.
  10. When done, the beef cheeks will smell amazing and the meat will be super tender.
  11. Enjoy!

Beef Brisket

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A slow cooked meal worth the wait.

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs brisket (fat trimmed)
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2½ tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons bbq coconut amino sauce (niulife)
  • 2 cups onions (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (niulife)

Directions

  1. Rinse the brisket and place into a slow cooker.
  2. Add the beef stock, garlic cloves, avocado oil, onions, salt and fish sauce to the slow cooker.
  3. Cover with lid and program the slower cooker for 4-5 hours on high or 7-8 hours on low.
  4. Keep brisket in juice if not serving right away.
  5. Carve the brisket against the grain.
  6. Transfer to serving platter and mix in the bbq sauce.
  7. Enjoy!