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Beef Papaitan

Traditional Filipino bitter soup made from cow’s innards. This is a special delicacy in the Northern part of the Philippines.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: offal soup, papaitan, pinapaitan, sinanglaw
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 478kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb beef heart cubed
  • 1 lb beef small intestine cleaned
  • 1 lb beef tripe cleaned
  • 1/2 lb beef liver cubed
  • 1 lb beef kidney cubed
  • 22 grams Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc Mix
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 thumbs ginger minced
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 piece long green pepper sliced
  • 8 cups water
  • beef bile to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Wash beef tripe and small intestine. Boil with ginger and dried bay leaves for 45 minutes. Remove from the pot and let it cool down. Slice into bite-size pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion, garlic, and ginger until onion softens.
  • Add beef heart and kidney. Sauté until it turns light brown.
  • Put the tripe and small intestines into the pot. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour water into the pot. Let is boil. Adjust heat to low. Continue boiling until beef heart and kidney tenderizes.
  • Add beef liver and bile. Stir. Cook for 15 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc Recipe Mix.
  • Put long green peppers into the pot and season with salt and ground black pepper. Stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot.


Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 562mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 789mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7443IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 10mg