How To Cook The Best Lengua Estofado

lengua estofado with gravy sauce in a plate
lengua estofado with gravy sauce in a plate
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Best Lengua Estofado Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Beef Recipes
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 273kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 2 lbs Beef lengua boiled until tender and sliced
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 can Diced tomato
  • 1 cup Beef stock
  • 3/4 cup Wine
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 pc White onion big size, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 5 pcs Bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup Sliced mushroom botton
  • 1 cup Green whole olives
  • 1/4 cup Black whole olives
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a wide cooking pot
  • Dredge the slice lengua in flour (shake away the excess flour) and then pan-fry in medium heat for 1 minute per side. Set aside.
  • Add onion and garlic on the pot. Continue to cook until the onion gets tender.
  • Pour the can of diced tomato and wine. Stir.
  • Add the pan fried beef lengua.
  • Stir-in soy sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Add the bay leaves. Cover and cook in low heat until the sauce reduces to half.
  • Add the vinegar. Allow the sauce to re-boil.
  • Add sugar, green olives, black olives, and mushrooms. Stir. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Sprinkle some salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 794mg | Potassium: 394mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 3mg
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