Beef Tongue in Red Sauce

Recipe by David04
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins




  • Scrub the tongue in water.
  • Place in a large pot, cover the top of the tongue with water. Add quartered onion.
  • Bring to a boil; lower to medium heat and cook for 3 hours, covered, until no longer pink.
  • Roast pepper in broiler for 3-5 minutes per side. Remove skin and chop.
  • Remove the tongue.
  • Before completely cooled, skin the tongue and remove any gristle and slice into 1/2 inch slices.
  • In a deep skillet, over medium heat, add onion and sauté.
  • Add garlic and sauté 1 to 2 more minutes.
  • Add diced tomatoes, oregano, thyme, and chiles. Reduce to medium and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and mix well.
  • Add the olives and stir well.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Place the sliced tongue into sauce. lower heat and simmer 20 to 30.
  • Remove from heat.