Mexican Oxtail Beef Soup Recipe

Mexican Oxtail Beef Soup Recipe

How To Make Mexican Oxtail Beef Soup

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 20 minutes



  • 2 lbs oxtail beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish


  1. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the oxtail beef and brown them on all sides.

  2. Add the diced onions and minced garlic to the pot and sauté until softened and fragrant.

  3. Stir in the carrots, celery, bell pepper, and tomato. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables start to soften.

  4. Add the cumin powder, paprika, dried oregano, and bay leaf to the pot. Stir well to coat the ingredients with the spices.

  5. Pour in the beef broth and bring the soup to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it cook for 2-3 hours or until the oxtail meat is tender and falling off the bone.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Serve the Mexican Oxtail Beef Soup hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.


  • Calories : 382kcal
  • Total Fat : 22g
  • Saturated Fat : 8g
  • Cholesterol : 99mg
  • Sodium : 1600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 12g
  • Dietary Fiber : 3g
  • Sugar : 6g
  • Protein : 34g
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