Active Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 8 hrs 15 min
- 1 beef tongue
- 1/2 onion
- 2 cloves garlic, or more to taste
- 1 bay leaf
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- water to cover
- 1 tablespoon butter
Place beef tongue, onion, garlic, and bay leaf in the slow cooker; generously season with salt. Pour in enough water to cover the mixture.
Cook on low for 8 hours.
Transfer beef tongue to a work surface and let cool slightly. Peel outer layer of skin from beef tongue and remove rough end. Chop the meat into bite-size pieces.
Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir beef tongue meat until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Beef tongue is perfect in tacos, wraps, sandwiches, or atop a salad.