Recipe: Menudo

Sep 26, 2011

Servings: 24

Nutrient analysis per 1 cup
Calories 180
Fat 7 g
Phosphorus 90 mg
Potassium 217 mg
Protein 16.3 g
Sodium 217 mg


  • 4 lb. beef tripe
  • 2 lb. fresh pigs’ feet, rinsed
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5 dried red chiles
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 20-oz. can hominy, rinsed and drained
  • Garnish:
  • chopped onion
  • chopped oregano leaves
  • lemons


Wash tripe and trim off as much fat as possible. Cut into 1-inch pieces. Simmer for 30 minutes in water and drain. Place tripe, pigs’ feet and garlic in a pot. Add water to cover and simmer 2 hours. Meanwhile, blend chiles with 1 cup water until smooth. Add this, salt and hominy to the tripe mixture. Continue to simmer another 30 minutes. Garnish with chopped onion, oregano and lemons.

Note: For lower potassium, do not drink broth.

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