Thursday, March 11, 2010

Menudo with Chickpeas (Garbanzos)

Serves: 8 – 10


1 kilo chuck steak, diced
Water for boiling
Cooking oil
4 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
1 large onion, sliced
4 large tomatoes, chopped
200 grams Dongyulai (or any smoked variety) sausage, diced
3 pieces ham steak, diced
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups chickpeas, cooked and peeled
2 green peppers, sliced
1 bay leaf


In a large pot, parboil chuck steak in enough water to cover until tender.

Set aside, including the broth.

Heat cooking oil and sauté garlic, onion and tomatoes.

Add sausage and ham; cook for 3 to 4 minutes

Season with salt and pepper.

Add chuck steak, including broth and simmer for 10 minutes or until meat is tender.

Add chickpeas, peppers and bay leaf.

Continue cooking until sauce is thick.

Adjust flavors to suit your taste.

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