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5 from 9 votes

Caldo de Res

Rich, full of flavor, hearty and extremely satisfying caldo de res is our favorite soup and an outstanding weekly tradition .
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 20 mins
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican soup, soup
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Tatiana Shifruk

Ingredients

  • 2 beef shanks
  • 2 chayotes cubed
  • 2 mini zucchinis cubed
  • 2 medioum potatoes cubed
  • 1/2 medium cabbage sliced
  • 2 corn cut in three pieces each
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • ciltantro, avocado, lime, jalapenos for garnish
  • 2 tspn salt (add more to taste)
  • 2 tspn pepper

Instructions

  • Add water to a large pot (about 6-8 qt). Add beef shanks and simmer over medium heat for about 2 hours, until meat is falling apart and the broth is very rich. Add salt and pepper
  • Now, add corn, potatoes, carrots, onion and chayotes. Let it simmer for 10-15 minutes, then add zucchinis and cabbage. Let it cook for another10-15 minutes, until very tender.
  • Serve with fresh chopped cilantro, sliced avocado , sliced jalapenos and a dollop of sour cream (optional)

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Caldo de Res
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 144mg 6%
Potassium 653mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 54%
Vitamin C 48.6%
Calcium 6.5%
Iron 16.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 653mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 54% | Vitamin C: 48.6% | Calcium: 6.5% | Iron: 16.5%