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Tripe-Sweetbread Cheese Street Tacos with a Fried Egg and Roasted Bone Marrow Hollandaise

Cook Time: 2 hour
Servings 4

Tripe is part of the animal stomach. Sweetbreads are the thymus and/or pancreas (varies depending on the butcher). Add marrow bones and you have an organ-centric, delicious meal.

  • 3 pounds Marrow bones
  • 3 Egg Yolks, large
  • 3.5 ounces Unsalted Butter
  • 1.044 pounds Beef Sweetbreads
  • 2.054 pounds Beef Tripas
  • 2 tablespoons Pluck Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 16 ounces Aged Cheddar, grated
  • 4 Eggs
  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven at 400 degrees and place parchment paper on a tray or cookie sheet. Lay out bone marrow bones on the parchment paper and season with salt. Roast for an hour.

  2. Step 2

    While marrow bones are roasting, cook the beef tripas in an Instant Pot with two cups of water and a teaspoon of salt for 50 minutes. Drain and cool them down.

  3. Step 3

    Lower the oven temperature to 350 degrees and on another cookie sheet or tray, place a sheet of parchment paper and place loosely packed 1/4 measuring cup amounts of grated cheddar cheese. Bake for 7 minutes per tray and set aside to cool down.

  4. Step 4

    Simmer the beef sweetbreads in a sauce pot with water for 15 minutes. Drain. Season with two pinches of salt. Cool down. Cut or slice into cubes or chunks.

  5. Step 5

    Remove the bone marrow bones from the oven and cool them down. Once they're cool to the touch, remove the marrow into a bowl and scrape off the arrow on the parchment paper into the bowl as well. It's makes 3 ozs of marrow. Mix with butter. Melt and mix them in a sauce pot, strain, and set the mix aside.

  6. Step 6

    Place some water in a sauce pot and heat it up on the stove on low and place a bowl on top of it with the egg yolks. Whisk the egg yolks ad slowly ad in the melted butter-marrow mixture until it thickens. Keep it warm and season with Pluck and stir.

  7. Step 7

    Toast the tripas and Sweetbreads in a frying pan with the drained marrow until crisp.

  8. Step 8

    Fry some sunny side up eggs in the rendered drained fat from the tripas and sweetbreads.

  9. Step 9

    Make some tacos and sprinkle them with Pluck and top with some Hollandaise Sauce.