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Beef Tongue with Almonds

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  Beef tongue 3 Pound, soaked, blanched, one rinsed, poached in salted water for 1 1/2 hours or until tender, peeled, trimmed and sliced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched, peeled and sliced
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Veal stock 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Port 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Light cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Potatoes 6 Medium, boiled, peeled, sliced and tossed in 30 milliliter melted butter
  Melted butter 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Fresh parsley sprigs 4
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Over medium heat, melt the butter in a pan, add the almonds and fry them lightly, turning them often, until they are golden brown.
Add the flour, mix well for a few minutes, then add the stock and port.
Stir until the sauce is creamy and thick.
Mix the tomato paste with the vinegar and add them to the sauce.
Still stirring, add a pinch of cinnamon, a little salt and pepper and, finally, the cream.
Reduce the heat and continue stirring.
Bring the sauce to a boil, but remove it from the heat when you see the first bubble.
Arrange the potato slices on a heated serving dish, covered with the slices of tongue.
Pour the sauce over the tongue and garnish with the sprigs of parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 921 Calories from Fat 615

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.2%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g37.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.6 mg10.9%

Sodium 147.7 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 39 g77%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 59.6%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 47.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef Tongue With Almonds Recipe