Sweet and Sour Tongue (Meat)

Beef tongue
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  • Total: 3 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 3 hrs
  • Yield: 4 servings

Susan Portman is a very talented artist who also knows how to cook artfully. She highly recommends her mother's Sweet and Sour Tongue recipe. Susan likes to serve this tender and tasty kosher meat dish for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. 

Recipe reprinted with permission from Artful Cooking by Susan Portman.


  • 2.5 pound (1 kilogram) Pickled Tongue
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 whole all spice
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 15-ounce can water (measure by filling above tomato can)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins

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