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Braised beef cheeks recipe with sweet potatoes and quinces

Braised beef cheeks recipe with sweet potatoes and quinces

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs 20 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg beef checks 2 checks or 2.2 pounds
  • 40 gr butter 1.42 oz
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 branch of celery
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 50 cl red wine 2 cups or 1.7 oz
  • 50 cl chicken bouillon 2 cups or 1.7 oz
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 1 tsp caraway
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 700 gr sweet potatoes 1.54 pounds
  • 1 tbsp quince jam

Instructions
 

  • Peel and cut onions in 4 parts. Stud onions with cloves. Peel garlic. Peel and slice carrots and celery. Reserve.
  • Melt butter on a large casserole dish on medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Brown beef checks on both face. Remove and reserve.
  • Sauté onions, garlic, carrots and celery for 8 minutes. Add beef checks. Coat ingredients with flour and add red wine. Scrape bottom using a wood spatula. Bring to a boil and reduce quantity by half.
  • Add chicken bouillon, caraway, bouquet garni, salt and pepper. Leave to cook for 3 hours on low heat.
  • Peel, slice and wash sweet potatoes.
  • Add sweet potatoes and quince. Leave to cook for another hour.
  • Remove bouquet garni and serve.