Guatita, Guatitas Criollas (Ecuadorian)

tripe, potatoes, peanuts

Guatita (little guts) is an Ecuadorian stew where the main ingredient is tripe (cow stomach) cooked in a sauce of spices, potatoes and peanuts.

The dish is often considered an acquired taste. Because of its strong taste, it is sometimes served in small quantities.

In Ecuador, it is believed that guatita helps relieve hangover symptoms. For this reason, it is often served by restaurants early on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Modified July 1, 2020

Created March 19, 2020 by: itisclaudio

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