Mexican Beef Soup Caldo de Res

Caldo de Res
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Welcome, food enthusiasts, to a gastronomic journey that will transport you straight to the heart of Mexico! At our culinary hub, we take immense pleasure in presenting the quintessential recipe for Caldo-de-Res. This soul-warming beef soup is not just a dish; it’s a celebration of flavors, traditions, and the vibrant Mexican culinary heritage.

How to make Caldo de Res

Homemade Caldo de Res Hottest Mexican Beef Soup

Recipe by ImamCourse: Main Dish, SoupsCuisine: Mexican


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  • 2 lbs of beef shank, bone-in

  • 1 lb of beef stew meat

  • 2 corn cobs, halved

  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced

  • 3 potatoes, diced

  • 1 chayote squash, cubed

  • 1 onion, quartered

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1/2 cabbage, shredded

  • 2 zucchinis, sliced

  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Clean and chop
  • Precision is key—lavish care upon each vegetable, cleansing them with the tender embrace of water. Now, orchestrate a symphony of textures through the artful finesse of your chopping, as you prepare the ingredients destined to harmonize in your culinary masterpiece.
  • Sear the meat
  • In a large pot, sear the beef shank and stew meat until a golden crust forms.
  • Simmer to perfection
  • Add 10 cups of water to the pot, allowing the meat to simmer to tender perfection.
  • Layer the flavors
  • Introduce the vegetables, one by one, into the bubbling cauldron, creating layers of taste and aroma.
  • Season with love
  • Sprinkle salt, pepper, and minced garlic to elevate the dish to a culinary masterpiece.
  • Let it meld
  • Allow the symphony of ingredients to meld over a low flame for two hours, infusing the broth with an irresistible essence.


  • As we conclude this gastronomic odyssey, it becomes evident that Caldo-de-Res transcends mere soup status—it stands as a jubilant tribute to Mexican flavors and cherished family customs. The robust essence of beef, the lively medley of vegetables, and the aromatic dance of spices converge in a harmonious symphony of taste that lingers, a flavorful encore on the palate.
  • Elevate Your Culinary Experience: If you’re ready to take your taste buds on a Mexican adventure, dive into our Caldo de Res recipe. It’s not just a meal; it’s a journey into the heart of Mexican gastronomy.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 15g 24%
    • Sodium 899mg 38%
    • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
    • Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
      • Protein 25g 50%

        * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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