tongue - italian style

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Giana Martino
from St. Petersburg, FL

I use to put my nose up to this as a kid...I had no idea what I was missing!!

serves 4-6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For tongue - italian style

  • 1
    beef tongue
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3
    carrots, sliced
  • 2
    onions, chopped
  • 4 oz
    ham, cooked & diced
  • 1/2 c
    italian red wine
  • 1 can
    13 oz. peeled tomatoes
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian parsley
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make tongue - italian style

  • 1
    Wash tongue, and place in large kettle with enough water to cover. Simmer 2-2-1/2 hrs until barely tender. Reserve 1/2 cup of water from tongue. Remove tongue, peel off skin and trim well. In a large dutch oven, melt margarine, add carrots and onions, cook until lightly brown. Add ham, then the wine and then add reserved liquid from tongue, tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, parsley & salt and pepper to taste. Add tongue back to sauce and simmer until tender.

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