5 delicious soups with tripe like you don’t know them. Try them out!

Looking for tripe soup recipes? So you are right here.

Some love them and some hate them, but the truth is that tripe is popular all over the world.

Today we will show you both classic recipes and those from around the world, and finally the increasingly popular vegetarian oyster mushroom recipe.

Classic tripe soup

We will show you a recipe for classic and traditional Czech tripe soup as you know it from pubs and restaurants. It tastes great with fresh bread.


  • 0.5 kg of cleaned tripe
  • 6 cups of water
  • 4 tablespoons of oil
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • salt pepper
  • 1 onion


  1. Boil the tripe in water until soft, it will take us about an hour. Then we take them out of the water, cut them into strips and put them back in the water.
  2. In the meantime, fry the diced onion in hot oil and dust with flour.
  3. As soon as the flour and onion turn brown, add the ground paprika and mix. Be careful, if you sauté the peppers for a long time without water, the peppers will become bitter.
  4. Put this mixture in a pot with water and tripe and bring to a boil.
  5. Add pressed garlic, marjoram and salt and pepper to taste. Serve with bread or other pastries. Do you have a home bakery? You can try our great recipes for pastries from the home bakery.
Traditional soup with tripe, paprika, marjoram and bread in a white plate.
source: czechinthekitchen.com

Soup with vegetables and tripe

In this delicious soup, we find not only tripe, but also meat and vegetables, which together form an irresistible combination that you will fall in love with.


  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 800 g tripe
  • 400 boiled beef
  • 2 carrots
  • 200 g of celery
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 liter of broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • lemon juice
  • salt pepper


  1. Wash the tripe thoroughly and cook it with a little salt until it is soft
  2. Once they are soft, cut them into strips and set aside.
  3. Fry diced onion, carrot, celery and pressed garlic in oil.
  4. Add cooked tripe to the vegetables and drizzle with lemon juice.
  5. Add bay leaf, nutmeg, marjoram, salt and pepper.
  6. Pour in the broth, add the diced boiled beef and cook together for another 10 minutes.
Clear soup with tripe, meat and vegetables in a white bowl.
source: eatsmarter.com

Florentine soup with tripe

This soup has its origins in Florence, Italy. Try something new and try this unconventional version.


  • 900 g of cleaned tripe
  • 450g of tomato puree
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stalk of celery stalks
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ glass of white wine
  • 100 g of Parmesan cheese
  • 8 leaves of fresh basil
  • 1 cup of wine vinegar
  • water
  • salt and pepper


  1. Cut the cleaned tripe into strips and cook in water with salt and vinegar, the cooking time should be about 15 minutes until they soften.
  2. Heat the oil and fry the diced onion, carrot and celery. Add crushed garlic.
  3. As soon as the vegetables start to soften, add tomato puree and boiled tripe.
  4. Add wine, water, torn fresh basil and let it cook on a low flame for about 1-2 hours, depending on how soft you want the tripe.
  5. Served with grated Parmesan.
Italian tomato soup with cheese and bread.
source: philosokitchen.com

Shkembe Bulgarian soup

This tripe soup is originally from Bulgaria and is very popular throughout the Balkans. You will surely taste it too!


  • 500g of cleaned tripe
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ⅓ cup vinegar
  • dried chili peppers
  • salt pepper


  1. Cut the tripe into strips and cook for about 30 minutes.
  2. Then add oil, milk, pepper and paprika to the water and cook for another 30 minutes, adding water if necessary.
  3. Mix vinegar, dried chili peppers and crushed garlic and let it sit.
  4. We serve the soup with bread and a drizzled mixture of vinegar, chili and garlic.
Bulgarian soup in a traditional ceramic bowl.
source: findbgfood.com

Tripe soup from oyster mushrooms

This vegetarian version is becoming more and more popular, and rightfully so. It is an ideal choice for a healthy snack.


  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 400 g of oyster mushrooms
  • 1.5 liters of vegetable broth
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 parsley
  • ½ celery
  • 1 onion
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • nutmeg
  • lemon juice
  • salt pepper
  • parsley


  1. Cut the onion into cubes and fry in oil.
  2. As soon as the onion softens, add all the spices and mix well.
  3. Add finely chopped carrot, celery and parsley and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, cut the mushrooms into strips about 1 cm thick, add them to the vegetables and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  5. Add the vegetable stock and cook for about 30 minutes until the vegetables and mushrooms are soft.
  6. Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice and sprinkle with parsley.
Vegetable soup with mushrooms and herbs.
source: steemit.com

What are tripe and why eat it?

They are the stomachs of farm animals, cow stomachs are most often used in our country, but in the world you can commonly meet sheep, goat or deer stomachs.

Tripe has very few calories compared to beef or pork. They are also an excellent source of vitamin B12, iron, calcium and protein.

Another great advantage is their very low price.

How did you like the tripe soup recipes and which one will you try first?

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