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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 721.2
  • Total Fat: 69.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 93.4 mg
  • Sodium: 105.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 13.7 g

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Mexican Soup (Caldo) Mexican Soup (Caldo)
Number of Servings: 7


    2 lbs tripe (cow belly)
    Onions, raw, 1 large
    Garlic, 3 cloves
    Water, tap, 16 cup (8 fl oz)
    Hominy, 1 cup
    Cilantro, raw, 6 tbsp
    Oregano, ground, 2 tbsp
    Peppers, sweet, red, raw, sliced, .15 cup
    Pepper, black, 1 tbsp
    Jalapeno Peppers, 3 pepper
    *Pepper, ancho, dried, 2 pepper


Wash tripe thoroughly, cut into bite size pieces and combine in a large pot. Bring to boil and simmer slowly until hominy opens and is cooked. Skim off grease. It is best if you can refrigarate it in order to remove all grease. Tripe should be tender but not too mushy/soft.

Serve in large deep bowl. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro, chopped green onions, limon and hot tortillas. Makes 7 to 8 servings. Servings are about 4 cups each.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IWA59341.

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