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Boiled Pig's Head

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  Pig's head 1
  Salt To Taste

Clean the head thoroughly.
Remove the hair, eyes, snout and brains if this has not been done by the butcher.
Soak well in salt water for 2 hr., changing the water 5 or 4 times.
Drain the head well, place in a large saucepan and just cover with cold water.
Simmer for 3-3 1/2 hr or until tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2319 Calories from Fat 639

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 18.3 g91.7%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 1195.8 mg398.6%

Sodium 1293.6 mg53.9%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 392 g784.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 10.9% Iron 107.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boiled Pig's Head Recipe