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Filipino Lengua Estofada

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Lengua Estofada (sometimes called Lengua Estofado) is stewed Ox tongue cooked in tomato sauce. This dish is of Hispanic origin; it has been adopted by the Filipino Palate (Panlasang Pinoy) due to Three Centuries of Spanish colonization.
  Ox tongue 2 Pound, cleaned, boiled, skin removed, and thinly sliced
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potato 1 Large, peeled and thinly sliced (crosswise)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Beef cube 1
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Oyster sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)

1. Sauté the garlic and onion

2. Put-in the Ox Tongue and cook for a few minutes

3. Add the tomato sauce, beef cube, and water then simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours (30 minutes if using a pressure cooker)

Note: Add water as needed.

4. In a separate pan, heat the cooking oil and fry the potatoes. Set aside

5. On the same pan were the potatoes were fried, remove excess oil and sauté the mushroom.
Add some oyster sauce then set aside

6. Once the Ox tongue is tender, add salt, pepper, and green olives and simmer for 5 minutes

7. Serve the Ox tongue with the fried potatoes and sautéed mushrooms in a single serving plate. Share and Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Beef, Meat
Filipino Ox Tongue in Tomato Sauce
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 700 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.9%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.07 mg0.02%

Sodium 611.3 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.7%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 56 g111.1%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 53.1%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Filipino Lengua Estofada Recipe Video, Filipino Ox Tongue In Tomato Sauce