Also known as beef intestines or tripe, beef botty is a type of organ meat that comes from the edible stomach lining of beef. They have a tough texture and mild flavor and are rich in various nutrients.
Like every other organ meats, beef botty is low in calories but contains several important nutrients required by our body. They are rich in protein, vitamin B12, zinc, and selenium. They can be considered as a complete source of protein. This means beef botty contains all the essential amino acids needed by our body to function properly. Beef botty is relatively inexpensive compared to other red meat products and its purchase supports the nose-to-tail consumption of animals, cutting down the food waste. They are a rich source of vitamin B-12 that helps keep our skin, hair, eyes, and liver healthy. Besides, vitamin B-12 also helps our body deal with stress, supports the immune system, and aids in producing DNA.
Beef botty is commonly eaten in dishes like stews, soups, sauced foods, and sausages.
Raw, uncooked beef botty can be kept in a refrigerator for one or two days. Cooked botty can be refrigerated for up to four days..