Bizzare Foods Monday: Menudo

The 365 Dinner Project

This wasn’t as bad as I expected. I actually liked the broth and meat with a tortilla. I still don’t like tripe.


  • 2 pounds honeycomb tripe
  • 1 (1-1/2-pounds) veal knuckle (I used beef shanks)
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 medium onions, chopped (1-1/2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can hominy
  • Pequin chiles or crushed red pepper (I added green chile instead)
  • Lime wedges

Cut tripe into 1-inch pieces. Place in a dutch oven with veal knuckle, water, onions, garlic, salt, coriander, oregano, the 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, and pepper. Simmer, covered, for 3 hours till tripe has a clear, jellylike appearance and veal is very tender.

Remove veal knuckle from pot. When cool enough to handle, discard bones; chop meat and return to soup. Add…

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~ by accordingtoleanne on July 5, 2015.

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