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Quick and Easy Menudo (Instant Pot Version)

Rumba Meats® Beef Honeycomb Tripe

Quick Easy Menudo


  • Rumba Meats® Beef Honeycomb Tripe (1 package)
  • ¼ cup kosher salt
  • Water to cover
  • 2 quarts of water (for richer, meatier flavor, use bone broth in place of water)
  • 1 medium white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic in water
  • ½ cup Guajillo chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican oregano
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 15½-ounce cans hominy, drained and rinsed
  • Garnishes for finished Menudo: diced onion, diced radish, lime wedges, chopped cilantro


  1. Place beef honeycomb tripe in a large pot; add ¼ cup salt and water to fully immerse tripe.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove pot from stove and drain water. Remove any non-white bits. Rinse tripe with cold water and drain.
  4. Add cleaned tripe pieces to an instant pot. Stir in water, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, 2 tablespoons salt, oregano, black pepper and hominy.
  5. Cover and cook on soup/stew Normal setting for 1 hour, or until internal temperature reaches 160ºF and tripe is tender.
  6. Serve immediately topped with fresh garnishes.