Menudo is a traditional spicy Mexican soup made with the stomach lining of the cow, also known as tripe. The tripe stews down with meat and other offal in a spicy, peppery broth, creating a dish filled with texture and flavor. This version combines cow honeycomb tripe with tender pork meat, which adds yet another layer of flavor.
This dish is traditionally cooked low and slow over a small flame, so a slow cooker is the perfect kitchen tool to prepare this soup. The cow tripe and the spiciness of the broth can sometimes deter people from trying this dish, but you can leave the tripe out for a "friendlier" version, which is still delicious. Either way, menudo fans say it is a tasty hangover remedy the morning after a long night out.