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Como Hacer Mondongo Colombiano

Mondongo Colombiano (Pork, Tripe and Chorizo Soup)

Erica Dinho
5 from 54 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound beef tripe mondongo, cut into small pieces
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ pounds pork meat cut into small pieces
  • 3 Colombian chorizos sliced (optional)
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • ¼ cup white onion chopped
  • 4 small potatoes diced
  • 1 pound yuca diced
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon achiote
  • cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • water


  • Wash the tripe with warm water and rub with lime juice. In a large pot combine the tripe, baking soda, and enough water to cover the tripe by 2 inches.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook until the tripe is very tender, about 1 ½ to 2 hours or 45 minutes if using a pressure cooker. Drain the tripe and discard the water.
  • In a large pot, place the cooked tripe, pork meat, chorizos, tomato, scallions, onion, garlic, cumin and achiote. Add enough water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to low and simmer slowly. For about 45 minutes. Add the yuca, cilantro and potatoes. Cook for 30 minutes more.
  • Ladle into bowls, and garnish with additional fresh cilantro and lime wedges. Serve with white rice, avocado, banana and hot sauce(ají) on the side.
Keyword colombian soup
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