Slow Cooker Lengua (Beef Tongue) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Slow Cooker Lengua (Beef Tongue)  Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Slow Cooker Lengua (Beef Tongue)

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"Don't let the cut of meat scare you it is a very tender tasty meat. You will be pleasantly surprised. Find the meat at any Mexican market, ask the butcher. Serve this in tacos with chopped onion, tomato, cilantro, and wedges of lime."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs 5 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. Place beef tongue, onion, garlic, and bay leaf in the crock of a slow cooker; generously season with salt. Pour in enough water to cover beef mixture.
  2. Cook on Low for 8 hours.
  3. Transfer beef tongue to a work surface and cool slightly. Peel outer layer of skin from beef tongue and remove rough end. Chop the meat into bite-size pieces.
  4. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir beef tongue meat until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
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Sep 28, 2014

Simple and full of flavor. This was my first time attempting tongue and it came out wonderful. I too made tacos topped with onion, cilantro, and tomatillo sauce. So tender!

 
Jul 11, 2014

Super easy! Loved how tender and delicious it came out! I recommend salsa de tomatillos on top with white onion and cilantro.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 492 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 224 mg
  • 75%
  • Fat
  • 38.8 g
  • 60%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 32.1 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 188 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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