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Boiled Fresh Tongue

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  Beef tongue 4 Pound (1 In Number, Fresh One)
  Onion 1 , studded with three cloves
  Cloves 3
  Leek 1
  Celery rib 1
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Bay leaf 1
  Whole black peppercorns 3
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Wash the tongue and place it in a large kettle with the remaining ingredients.
Add cold water to cover.
Cover the kettle and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about three and one half hours.
Let the tongue cool in the broth until it can be handled.
Remove from the broth, cut off the bones, roots and gristle.
Remove the skin by peeling, starting from the thick end.
Return the tongue to the broth to reheat if it is to be served hot.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4897 Calories from Fat 3731

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 415 g637.9%

Saturated Fat 0.18 g0.88%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5895.7 mg245.7%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.8%

Sugars 13.6 g

Protein 253 g506.9%

Vitamin A 141.8% Vitamin C 67.4%

Calcium 28.4% Iron 310%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boiled Fresh Tongue Recipe