Tacos de Lengua
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Author: Katies Jantzen, West End Farm

For Beef Tongue Filling


  • 1 beef tongue
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 T. pepper
  • 1 T. salt
  • 1 large sprig fresh thyme
  • broth to cover (or water with beef bouillon)


  1. Place all ingredients in crock pot with enough broth or water to cover them, and cook on low 6-8 hours
  2. Remove tongue to cool, peel off outer layer and cut off any rough spots.
  3. Cut into small cubes, and sauté in frying pan until browned.
  4. . Add meat to corn tortillas and top with diced onion, cilantro, green salsa, cheese, and thinly sliced radishes

Topping Options


  • Diced white onion
  • Chopped green onions
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Green tomatillo salsa (or red tomato salsa)
  • Cheese
  • Thinly sliced radishes
  • Lemon juice
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