Easy Baked Tongue Recipe


Preparation Time2 Hr 10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In3 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings12
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Pickled tongue4 Pound
 Canned tomatoes15 Ounce (1 can)
 Onions2 Medium, sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 377 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.5%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 48.2 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 35 g69.4%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9.7%

Calcium 2% Iron 3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a pan, boil tongue over medium heat , for about 2 hours, changing water three times and always starting with cold water.
2 This process will remove excess salt.
3 Drain thoroughly, reserving 1 cup stock.
4 Peel and trim the tongue.

5 In a roast pan, place the tongue.
6 Add in onions, stock, tomatoes and a very small amount of pickling spice (optional).
7 Bake in 325 degree Fahrenheit oven approximately for 1 hour or till tender, basting often.
8 Use basting for gravy.

9 Serve immediately.