Puntas (Mexican dish)

Puntas are a traditional dish of Mexican cuisine. It consists of small cuts of meat cooked in various Mexican sauces, either of dried chili or fresh chilis sauces. Initially, the tips were made with strips of leftover beef cut, known as puntas de filete. Then, different types of meat have been used.[1][2]


  1. Cheryl Alters Jamison & Bill Jamison (1995). Border Cookbook: Authentic Home Cooking of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Harvard Common Press. ISBN 9781558325357. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. Dave DeWitt (2016). 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes: Delicious, Easy-to-Make Recipes from Around the Globe. Agate Publishing. pp. 261 – 262. ISBN 9781572847910. Retrieved 20 April 2018.


  • Muñoz Zurita, Ricardo. (2012). Diccionario Enciclopédico Larousse de la Gastronomía Mexicana. ISBN 9786072106192.

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