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Abuelas Tongue Tacos Plated


  • Rumba Meats® Beef Tongue (1 package)
  • 1 onion, halved
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • Corn tortillas, as needed
  • Garnishes:
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Green or red salsa
  • Onion, chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Combine beef tongue, salt, garlic and onion in a large pot. Add water to cover. Bring to a boil, lower heat and cook for about 3 to 3½ hours until tongue is soft and reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.
  2. Remove cooked tongue from stock and remove the skin. Chop meat into small pieces.
  3. Heat tortillas.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons tongue to each tortilla.
  5. Garnish with cilantro, onion, lime juice, salsa and salt.