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Sancocho de Costilla (Beef Ribs Sancocho)

Erica Dinho
5 from 2 votes
Servings 6 to servings


  • 3 pounds of beef ribs
  • 1 cup of aliños sauce see recipe here
  • 4 ears fresh corn cut into pieces
  • 12 cups of water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 green plantains peeled and cut crosswise into 2 inch pieces
  • 6 medium white potatoes peeled and cut in half
  • 1 pound yuca cut into big pieces
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Place the beef ribs in a large pot, add about 12 cups of water, aliños sauce and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Cover and let simmer for about 30 minutes. Add the corn and simmer for 15 minutes more.
  • Add the plantains, yuca and potato and cook for 30 minutes more. Add more water if necessary. Add chopped fresh cilantro and serve with avocado, white rice and ají on the side.
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