Wine marinated beef cheeks

By 7 April, 2018Recipes
It is getting cold again…so let’s get closer to the stove! Here is the perfect recipe for a Saturday evening. Just forget your meat on the stove (the longer the better) and get ready for meat of exceptional tenderness!


  • 2 trimmed pieces of beef 500g each
  • 1 litter of red wine
  • 5 dl veal stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 2 sliced yellow onions
  • 1 sliced garlic
  • 20-24 small peeled roasted cloves
  • Maizena Thickening
  • Salt and sugar and black pepper from the mill
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 25 g butter
  • Salt and sugar


  1. Put the beef in a saucepan with red wine, veal stock, bay leaves, sugar, thyme, onion, garlic and cloves.
  2. Fill with water to cover it.
  3. Boil the beef soft for about 4-5 hours.
  4. Remove the meat, filter the broth and simmer until reduced.
  5. Sprinkle with Maizena, salt, sugar and some freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Put the sliced onions in a foil package with butter, thyme, salt and 2 teaspoons of sugar and bake them in the oven (175 degrees) for about 20-25 minutes.
  7. Serve with roast or fried onion and maybe a good mashed potatoes.

Smaklig måltid!