Sweet 'n' Sour Tongue

  • Cooking and Prep: 2.5 h
  • Serves: 12
  • No Allergens

This festive sweet and sour pickled tongue is perfect for any holiday and is also kosher for Passover.


Check out our complete collection of Rosh Hashanah recipes for mains, sides, soups, desserts, and more inspiration for the holiday.

Ingredients (7)



Start Cooking

Prepare the Tongue

  1. Place tongue in large pot (six or eight quarts) and cover with water. Boil, covered, for 10 minutes; then, spill off all water. 

  2. Wash meat and pot well. Return tongue to pot, cover with cold water, and boil 1 hour. Remove from water and set aside for 10 minutes or until cool. 


Freezes well in sauce (below).

Prepare the Sauce

  1. Sauté onion in oil until soft and translucent. 

  2. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil and then lower flame. 

  3. Slice tongue, add to sauce, and simmer 25 minutes.


Photography and Styling by Chavi Feldman 

Food Prep by Chaya Ruchie Schwartz

  • Daniel Boyarin

    Looks to me like you forgot to mentioned that the tongue has to be peeled. Otherwise looks good.
    Posted by boyarin |2021-03-14 18:51:16
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