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Mondongo Elegante

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb tripe, thoroughly washed
  • 2 pigs' trotters, thoroughly washed
  • 1 qt water
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 peppercorns
  • salt

Sauce:

  • 2 tabs olive oil
  • 8 ozs fresh tomato puree
  • ¼ lb uncooked ham
  • 1 glass white wine
  • 1 tab capers
  • 3 ozs pimento-stuffed olives.

Method

  • Place the tripe, pig's feet, water, onion, bay leaf, parsley and garlic, peppercorns and salt in a heavy pan and simmer until tender. Cool and reserve broth.
  • Remove the meat from the trotters and chop coarsely with the tripe. Set aside.
  • Wilt the onions in oil and add the tomato sauce and cook for 5 mins.
  • Add 2 cups broth, ham, tripe, trotter meat and wine. Adjust seasoning and simmer a few minutes longer.
  • Add capers and olives before serving.



Serving suggestions
Serve with crusty bread. Serves 4-6.