How To Cook The Best Callos

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Best Callos Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Exotic Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 402kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 2 lbs Ox tripe cleaned
  • 1/2 cup Garbanzo beans boiled and peeled
  • 1/2 cup Tomato sauce
  • 2 pcs Chorizo de bilbao cubed
  • 1/2 cup Bacon cut into 1-inch length
  • 1 pc Green bell pepper cubed
  • 1 pc Large onion cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup Cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 pc Medium carrot cut into small strips
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
  • Salt to taste


  • In a casserole, boil ox tripe for 15 minutes.
  • After boiling, clean the ox tripe and slice into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  • Heat cooking oil in a cooking pot. Saute onion until cook then add the ox tripe. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes while covered.
  • Then pour-in tomato sauce, chorizo, tomato paste and water then simmer for 2 hours over low heat. Stir occasionally.
    Note: Add more water and cooking time until the ox tripe gets tender.
  • Once tender, add the bacon, garbanzo, and carrot then boil for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the green bell pepper and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Ready to serve. Enjoy!


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 419mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 194IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
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