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Slow Cooked Beef Cheek Ragu with Pappardelle

Tender Beef Cheek Ragu cooked in a Slow Cooker

6 - 8

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

8 hrs

Cook Time

Liz Lauder

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Liz Lauder

This simple slow cooker beef cheek ragu is one of our favourite pasta dishes. Deliciously rich and tender fall apart beef cheeks are served with pappardellle pasta and garnished with fresh parsley and Parmesan. The perfect winter warming meal!

This simple slow cooker beef cheek ragu is one of our favourite pasta dishes. Deliciously rich and tender fall apart beef cheeks are served with pappardellle pasta and garnished with fresh parsley and Parmesan. The perfect winter warming meal!

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Ingredients

Beef

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2kg Quality Mark beef cheeks

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2 onion

peeled and finely chopped

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8 garlic cloves

peeled and crushed

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2 celery

washed and finely chopped

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2 carrots

peeled and finely chopped

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3 cups beef stock

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1 tsp chicken stock powder

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1 cup red wine

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1 tsp fresh oregano leaves

can also use dried oregano

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1 tsp fresh rosemary

can also use dried rosemary

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400g can chopped tomatoes

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½ cup tomato paste

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1 tbsp sugar

To serve

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500g pappardelle

cooked according to packet instructions

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½ cup Parmesan cheese

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flat-leaf parsley

to garnish

Method

To Slow Cook

1

Remove the beef cheeks and place them along with the other ingredients in a slow cooker.

2

Add water if needed to submerge all the meat.

3

Set the slow cooker on low for 8 hours.

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Start Timer

4

When ready to serve, remove meat and separate with a fork. The meat should pull apart easily.

5

Add cooking liquid to the meat to reach the desired consistency.

6

Serve on freshly cooked Pappardelle Pasta and garnish with fresh parsley and Parmesan.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (384g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1464 (349)kJ

Protein

48.4g

Total Fat

14.4g

Saturated Fat

5g

Carbs

6.6g

Sugars

5g

Sodium

127mg

Iron*

5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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