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!

Breakfast Potatoes

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A heart breakfast side that helps you start the day.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 medium potatoes (diced)
  • ½ medium onion (diced)

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add diced potatoes and onions, evenly distributed in a single layer.
  3. Stir occasionally for about 5-10 minutes until the sides of potatoes have browned.
  4. If potatoes have browned but are still hard, cover the pan with a lid and reduce heat to medium for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Plate the potatoes and garnish with fresh herbs.
  6. Enjoy!