Menudo Blanco

Menudo Blanco

Menudo or also known as tummy, is prepared with different variations in Latin American countries and Spain. It is also named in different ways as calluses, guatita, tripe, etc. Each country has its own recipe and side ingredients that accompany the protagonist who is the belly of beef.

The white often also prepared with beef leg and hominy; which are cooked in a white wine with soft and fresh flavor. Besides various ingredients on the table for everyone to season the often they get their taste.

This soup is an excellent first half but will not eat much because it is possible that you no longer able to eat the main course. Apart it is said to be very good remedy raw – a typical to enjoy after a party or a family event saucer.

About Recipe

Often make is easy, you just have to cook many ingredients and be very patient.

The recipe is given with precooked corn oil but gets it will have to follow these steps.

For life is not complicated leg buy beef cut into large pieces.

This recipe will be easier if you buy beef paunch clean.

The total preparation time is over approximately 3 hours 30 minutes but only work in the recipe as 20-minutes.

The recipe serves 4 plates.


1/2 kg of Pancita Res

1/2 kg of Pata de Res

200 g of precooked corn Pozolero

2 lemons (60 gr)

1 onion (150 gr)

3 cloves garlic (12 g)

4 sprigs Cilantro (40 gr)

2 bay leaves

2 tablespoons crushed red chili peppers

1 teaspoon Oregano

Pepper to taste

1 tablespoon of salt


1 saucepan with lid

1 Table Chopping

1 tablespoon Kitchen

1 Knife

4 Ramiquis


Cook Meat

Clean pancita 1/2 kg of beef and 1/2 kg of beef leg; at the end rinse and set aside.

Cut into large pieces 1/2 kg of beef leg he rinsed; at the end put them in a pan and reserve.

Cut into small pieces 1/2 kg of beef paunch he rinsed; at the end put them in the pan.

Also incorporated in the pan:

1/2 onion (75 g).

3 cloves of garlic.

2 bay leaves.

Enough to cover all ingredients Water.

1 tablespoon of salt.

Boil water pan over high heat and let the meat cooking in boiling water for 10 minutes to release their fat meat and not part of the soup.

Reduce heat to low, cover the pan and let the meat cooking for about 2 hours 30 minutes, until thoroughly cooked.

Ensure that the ingredients are always covered with water that will be consumed. Yes foam accumulates on the surface remove it.

This mixture can not cook in a pressure cooker that the consistency of beef belly becomes horrible.

After 2 hours 30 minutes …

Verify that the pancita beef and beef leg left cooking are cooked and soft; but you cook them longer.

Remove pan pieces of beef leg with a kitchen spoon, wait for it to cool slightly and remove the bone.

Cut into small pieces the leg of beef that cooked and re-incorporated into the pan.

Also, add in the pan:

200 g of corn Pozolero precooked.

Enough to have the consistency of a thin soup water.

Mix the ingredients in the pan.

Cover the pan and let the ingredients cooking for about 30-minutes until hominy is cooked.

While the corn is cooked … The Ornaments

Put in a ramiqui 2 tablespoons crushed red pepper and set aside.

2 lemons cut into quarters, put them in another ramiqui and book.

Finely chop 1/2 onion (75 g) and 4 sprigs of cilantro; put them in separate ramiquis.

Bring all ramiquis to the table, which put the ingredients.

30 minutes later…

Verify that left hominy is cooked cooking must be smooth, inflated and broken; but I cook it longer.

Add in the pan:

1 teaspoon Oregano.

Pepper to taste.

Mix often white.

Discard pan:

1/2 onion.

2 bay leaves.

3 cloves of garlic.

This is an El Maguey favorite, we hope you enjoy it…!