Always wondered but never dared? This is simple recipe will help you please any avid lover of Mexican cuisine, and give you a delicious introduction to the world of beef tripe.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 2 pounds beef tripe
- 2 onions, chopped
- 4 (15 ounce) cans white hominy
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- salt and pepper to taste
In a 16 quart pot combine the tripe and the onions. Add water until pot is about 3/4 full. Cover and cook on low heat for about 2 hours, or until the tripe is tender. Add the hominy, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook for another 45 minutes to one hour to incorporate the flavors. Serve with fresh onions, corn tortillas and lemon if desired.