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Tacos de Lengua

  Beef tongue 3 1⁄2 Pound
  Onions 2 Large, peeled and quartered
  Garlic 1 Medium, peeled and crushed
  Bay leaves 7
  Peppercorns 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Corn tortillas 20
  Salsa verde 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Avocados 3 Medium, chop
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm), chop
  Red onion 1 Large, chop
  Radishes 5 Medium, slice
  Limes 2 Medium, quartered

1. Fill 14" deep camp oven two-thirds full with water.
2. Add the tongue, onions, crushed garlic cloves, bay leaves, peppercorns, and salt.
3. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover, and simmer for 3-4 hours. (One hour per pound)
4. Remove tongue from water and let cool for a couple of minutes.
5. Using a sharp small knife, remove tongue covering.
6. Slice the tongue into 1/4-inch slices.
7. Heat oil in a frying pan on medium high and sauté the slices on both sides until they are lightly browned.
8. Remove from pan and slice first into strips, then crosswise again so that you end up with small cubes.
9. Fry tortillas in oil for only a few seconds, so they remain soft.
10. Place a large spoonful of meat in the center of a tortilla.
11. Add a spoonful of salsa verde and some chopped avocado, onion, and chopped fresh cilantro.
12. Garnish with radish slices and lime wedge.

13. Your Taco de Lengua is ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
210 Minutes
Ready In: 
230 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 471 Calories from Fat 311

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.1%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 631.2 mg26.3%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 14 g28.4%

Vitamin A 11.8% Vitamin C 16.8%

Calcium 6% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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