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Beef Tongue in Tomato Sauce

15 mins
3h 25 mins
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This recipe is a beef tongue dish in tomato sauce. Try this different dish and share it with all your family and friends. Accompany with fresh waters (lemon, jamaica, horchata) and with tortillas, either flour or corn.


16 portions
  • 1 beef tongue
  • 1 onion, big chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, whole
  • 3 tomatoes, whole
  • 2 jalapeno Peppers, whole
  • 2 tablespoons vegetal oil


Place the tongue, half of the chopped onion, garlic, salt and jalapeño in a large pot.
Add enough water to cover the tongue for several centimeters and let it boil over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook over low heat until softened, 3 to 4 hours.
Remove the tongue from the water and let it cool.
Keep the liquid. Once the tongue has cooled, remove the skin and crumble with two forks.
Boil water in a saucepan over high heat.
Add the whole tomatoes together with 2 jalapeño peppers.
Let boil until the vegetables soften.
Transfer the tomatoes and chilies to the blender and grind to a homog sauce.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the onion and acitrona, about 5 minutes.
Once the onion has been smoked, add the crumbled tongue and the tomato sauce.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly. Pour 2 cups of liquid in which the tongue is cooked and cook until the liquid evaporates, leaving a juicy meat full of flavor, approximately 20 minutes.

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Claudia Hernandez
01/01/2020 13:04:32
Muy rico y diferente, solo le agregué medio ajo a la salsa.

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