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Lengua in White Mushroom Sauce

This is a recipe for Lengua in White Mushroom Sauce
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Beef
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. lengua ox tongue
  • 3 cups beef broth or sock
  • ¾ cups whipping cream
  • 1 10.5 oz. can condensed cream of mushroom
  • 1 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 6 cups water for boiling the ox tongue
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Boil 6 cups of water in a pressure cooker. Add the ox tongue. Cover the cooker and pressure cook for 35 to 40 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove from the pressure cooker. Let it cool down. Peel the outer layer off the tongue. Slice the ox tongue into thin pieces.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute onion and garlic.
  • Add the sliced ox tongue. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour the condensed cream of mushroom and beef broth in the pot. Stir. Let boil. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms and whipping cream. Continue to cook for 40 minutes in low heat or until the liquid reduces to half and the sauce starts to thicken.
  • Add salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g