What cut of meat are beef cheeks?
It’s the cheek muscle of a cow. It’s a very tough and lean cut of meat and is most often used for braising or slow cooking to produce a tender result.
Are beef cheeks good to eat?
Beef cheeks are a delicious cut of meat to slow cook. How to cook the beef cheeks – slow cooker or oven is fine. But it does favour a long, slow cook to break down that connective tissue and deliver a melt-in-the-mouth, tender end result.
You’ll find slow cooker and oven recipes in the collection below.
Braised beef cheeks