How to Cook Mondongo(Tripe Soup)

Tripe soup is a common and traditional dish in my country. Everyone has a unique way of making it, here is my way. It is delicious that's for sure, just ask my daughter ๐Ÿ˜ณ

How to Cook Mondongo(Tripe Soup) Recipe
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This is the main attraction. Honey comb tripe. This meal I'm introducing are for those people with an acquired taste. Not everyone will like this. Swipe on if you can stomache it.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

This is the main attraction. Honey comb tripe. This meal I'm introducing are for those people with an acquired taste. Not everyone will like this. Swipe on if you can stomache it.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Wash,clean & rinse your tripe with Lemon juice.Take a pot with plenty of water(about 1/2 gallon)and set it over a medium high burner. To the water we will add the tripe and cook it until fork tender.

Wash,clean & rinse your tripe with Lemon juice.Take a pot with plenty of water(about 1/2 gallon)and set it over a medium high burner. To the water we will add the tripe and cook it until fork tender.

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Chop the onion

Chop the onion

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And add it to the pot of water.

And add it to the pot of water.

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Add the oregano as well

Add the oregano as well

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If you have Ajices gustosos and cilantro sprigs add them in at this point. I had none๐Ÿ˜ซ๐Ÿ˜’ Depending on how tough the tripe is,it can take anywhere from 20 -35 minutes to cook.

If you have Ajices gustosos and cilantro sprigs add them in at this point. I had none๐Ÿ˜ซ๐Ÿ˜’ Depending on how tough the tripe is,it can take anywhere from 20 -35 minutes to cook.

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Right now it is all about observing and checking for tenderness! DO NOT OVERCOOK OR YOU WILL HAVE SLIME FOR DINNER๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜

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My tripe is now fork tender.

My tripe is now fork tender.

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It is fork tender but still al dente. Time to shut off the burner.โ˜บ

It is fork tender but still al dente. Time to shut off the burner.โ˜บ

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We will now take the tripe out of the water and put it In a bowl.

We will now take the tripe out of the water and put it In a bowl.

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You see this water, DO NOT DISCARD IT, we need it.

You see this water, DO NOT DISCARD IT, we need it.

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What we will do is remove the onions and the rest of the veg.

What we will do is remove the onions and the rest of the veg.

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The tripe has cooled down a bit, we will cut it into bite size pieces

The tripe has cooled down a bit, we will cut it into bite size pieces

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All cut up and ready to go๐Ÿ˜‰

All cut up and ready to go๐Ÿ˜‰

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Remember that water I asked not to discard?  Well dearies, we are putting it to use, turn the stove on to medium high. We will add the tripe back into it๐Ÿ˜„, lets get ready to rumble now๐Ÿ˜

Remember that water I asked not to discard? Well dearies, we are putting it to use, turn the stove on to medium high. We will add the tripe back into it๐Ÿ˜„, lets get ready to rumble now๐Ÿ˜

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Take a small pan,set over low heat and add some oil.

Take a small pan,set over low heat and add some oil.

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Add the tomato paste.

Add the tomato paste.

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The sofrito.

The sofrito.

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The adobo.

The adobo.

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The olives and capers

The olives and capers

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The sazon goya. I added two packages, I like the color it gives my soup.

The sazon goya. I added two packages, I like the color it gives my soup.

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And a cube of onion and garlic flavoring.

And a cube of onion and garlic flavoring.

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This is the seasoning we will use to flavor the tripe soup. Take some of the water from the pot and add it to the sofrito we will than add the sofrito to the tripe.

This is the seasoning we will use to flavor the tripe soup. Take some of the water from the pot and add it to the sofrito we will than add the sofrito to the tripe.

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We will cook this until reduced to half.

We will cook this until reduced to half.

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The tripe has reduced to half, we will now add some cilantro. I didn't have fresh, so I used my frozen cilantro. If you can get fresh cilantro add a few sprigs in right now . Taste for salt please.

The tripe has reduced to half, we will now add some cilantro. I didn't have fresh, so I used my frozen cilantro. If you can get fresh cilantro add a few sprigs in right now . Taste for salt please.

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Enjoy my style of making mondongo, actually this is the way my mommy taught me to make it. Serve with a side of white rice, some green boiled plantains and a MUST, avocado..๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Enjoy my style of making mondongo, actually this is the way my mommy taught me to make it. Serve with a side of white rice, some green boiled plantains and a MUST, avocado..๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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