Menudo Recipe

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Patrick Johnson


Menudo is a classic mexican soup fabled as a weapon used to battle "Montezuma's Revenge". It is very popular in Mexico making Mexico a significant export market for beef stomach from the US and Canada.

This recipe was given to me by my wife's aunt Sylvia (after 6 years of begging) and is not as labor intensive as some recipes but the flavor is fantastic.


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15 lb
honeycomb trip (washed, trimmed of fat, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces and washed again)
1 gal
yellow hominy
2 bottle
gebhardt menudo spice
1/4 c
3 Tbsp
garlic powder
2 Tbsp
ground cumin

How to Make Menudo


  • 1Place cleaned Tripe in roaster and fill with water to cover. Add all spices. Cook at 400 for about 4 hours stirring every hour or so. Add more water if necessary.
  • 2Drain hominy and add to menudo and cook for an additional hour.
  • 3Serve with diced jalapenos, diced onion, chopped cilantro, lime wedges, crushed dried oregano and corn or flour tortillas.

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About Menudo

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Mexican
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