Sofrito


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Serves | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time

Ingredients

1 head garlic or to taste (cloves skined)
1 yellow onion
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 bunch fresh flat leaf parsley
1 bunch fresh cilantro
2 tblsp fresh oregano
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper


Quarter peppers and onion. Add all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pulse or blend until pureed. Makes about 12-16 ounces of base. For easy storage, freeze in ice cube trays then store in the freezer in a zip lock bag.


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Notes

Sofrito is a staple in Latin dishes to add flavor and depth. I got this recipe from a great friend about a year ago and fell in love with it. I use it in just about everything.

Use sofrito as the first dish ingredient by adding it to a hot pan with olive oil. Sauté it for a minute or two before adding remaining ingredients. I've also used it as a rub for meat and chicken.

Enjoy! 

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