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Karen and Ros - Beef Cheeks

with Parmesan Mash and Parsley Oil

Prep time: 30 mins    Cook time: 3 hours 30 mins    Serves: 4


2 tbs olive oil

4 beef cheeks, trimmed

2 tbs plain flour

1 onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 carrots, chopped

2 celery stalks, chopped

8 slices pancetta

250ml red wine

250ml beef stock

400g can diced tomatoes

2 bay leaves

2 thyme sprigs

2 rosemary sprigs

2 tbs chopped sage leaves

2 tbs balsamic vinegar

100g finely grated parmesan

Micro parsley, to garnishParsley Oil

80ml extra virgin olive oil

1/2 long red chilli, chopped

1 tbs finely chopped flat-leaf parsley

Salt and pepper, to seasonParmesan Mash

1kg potatoes, chopped

150ml milk, warmed

40g butter

100g finely grated parmesan