Puerto Rican Mondongo

This simple, hearty mondongo with beef tripe, cassava, yam, potatoes, corn, and pumpkin is a distinctive and authentic Puerto Rican stew.

Combine tripe and lemon juice in a large bowl. Let sit, about 10 minutes. Transfer tripe and lemon juice to a large pot. Cover with 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and...


  • 3 pounds beef tripe, trimmed of fat and cut into cubes
  • 4 lemons, juiced
  • water to cover
  • 3 quarts beef stock, divided
  • 8 ounces cassava, peeled and cubed
  • 8 ounces potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 8 ounces yams, peeled and cubed
  • 8 ounces pumpkin, peeled and cubed
  • 8 ounces sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2/3 cup sofrito
  • 1 ear corn, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

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