Cows Tongue

Anyone know how to cook cows tongue? Please let me know if your do, thanks.

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Oct 26, 2009
Cooking Cows Tongue
by: Anonymous

Cow tongue is ugly but is not bad if you slowly cook it for all day, or pressure cook it for 45 minutes on 15lbs of pressure with a little water and some seasonings. It will be tender. Slice and eat like roast beef.

Oct 25, 2009
Braised Tongue Recipe
by: Anonymous

Braised Tongue Recipe

3 lbs. fresh tongue
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup carrot, diced
1/4 cup turnip, diced
1/4 cup onion, diced
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Bit of cinnamon
1 clove
Bouquet of sweet herbs
1/2 lemon
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Wash tongue, cover with boiling water and cook slowly two hours.

Remove from water, blanch in cold water, and remove skin and roots.

Cook vegetables in butter five minutes, remove them to a deep braising pan.

Brown tongue in fat and place on vegetables in pan.

Add clove, cinnamon and sweet herbs, salt and pepper; cover the tongue one-half way with stock in which it was cooked.

Cover the braising pan and bake two hours.

At the last half hour the juice of lemon is added.
When tender remove to hot platter.

For gravy add cornstarch dissolved in cold water to stock in braising pan, which should be reduced to 1 pint.

Boil five minutes and pour around the tongue on hot platter.

1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce or tomato catsup may be used in gravy.

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