|Course||Breakfast or hors d'oeuvre|
|Main ingredient(s)||Bread, beef tongue, scrambled eggs, onions|
Tongue toast is an open sandwich prepared with sauteed beef tongue and scrambled eggs. It is seasoned to taste with black pepper and onions. Sometimes the tongue is served on buttered toast instead, with a poached egg instead of a scrambled one. While it is primarily prepared as a dish for breakfast, it is often eaten for lunch and dinner.
A variant served as breakfast involves the use of boiled, smoked beef tongue, cream, scrambled egg, and seasoned to taste with nutmeg, pepper, chopped parsley, and chopped green peppers. A recent variant involves the use of reindeer tongue.
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