A party in Mexico is not a party without enjoying this soup. This delicious dish is served in almost all the Mexican celebrations including weddings, fifteen years, baptisms, new year, etc. In the towns is where it is more accustom to eat menudo, you will always see it in the fondas menu.
It is also said that the menudo is a very good remedy for the hangover, like the chilaquiles. Therefore you will also see it the next day... after the party.
This soup consists of a tasty red broth that is prepared with guajillo pepper. The broth’s flavor is not spicy, it only has some slight strong notes. The soup has as main ingredients beef tripe, beef leg and white hominy – but that’s not all because also other ingredients are used to season it. And as final touch, to garnish the soup, lime, onion and oregano is put on the table; that give an exact touch.
*The best of the menudo is that it is very cheap to make it. Then if you spent a lot of money at the party, don’t worry you will always have enough to make the menudo.
About the Recipe
To prepare the menudo there are many steps to follow, so pay lots of attention so your dish will be a success.
We recommend using clean beef tripe in the preparation because it is very complicated to clean it in an adequate way.
This soup has to be cooked with epazote because it gives a super delicious flavor, you cannot miss it.
The “Don Enrique Guajillo Peppers" will fill your soup with flavor and color.
To cook the menudo you will need a large saucepan like the Excelsteel. The advantage of this saucepan is that it is very resistant because it is made of stainless steel and since its base is encapsulated it distributes better the heat.