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Pressure-cooker beef cheeks

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Pressure-cooker beef cheeks

Method

  • Place a pressure cooker over high heat.
  • With a knife, remove the membrane your meat has and spread 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper. Transfer to the pressure cooker and sauté for 2-3 minutes on both sides, until golden brown. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • Place the pressure cooker back on heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Cut the onion into large pieces, the celery into small pieces, and the carrot into half-moons. Transfer to the pressure cooker and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the garlic finely chopped, the bay leaves, and sauté.
  • Cut the meat into pieces and add them to the pressure cooker. Add the flour, the wine, the tomato paste, the canned tomatoes, the water, the vegetable stock pot, and mix.
  • Cover with the lid, turn the safety valve to the proper pressure indicator, and simmer at low heat for 50-60 minutes.
  • Depressurize the pressure cooker and serve with mashed potatoes, olive oil, and oregano.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

332
Calories (kcal)
17 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

21.0
Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

7.6
Saturated Fat (g)
38 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

7.8
Total Carbs (g)
3 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.1
Sugars (g)
5 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

26.0
Protein (g)
52 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.5
Fibre (g)
6 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.6
Sodium (g)
43 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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