Puerto Rican Sofrito Recipe

Chef Anthony Alvarez Makes Sofrito

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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Sides
Cuisine Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Servings 8 meals


  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 cubanelle seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Cilantro leaves chopped
  • 9-10 cloves garlic whole
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 3-4 green onions chopped
  • 2 plum tomatoes cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons oregano fresh
  • 2 tablespoons oregano fresh


  • Add all ingredients to food processor. If desired, add enough water or oil enough to blend. (I don’t add liquid when using a food processor). Blend to desired texture.
  • Store in an airtight glass jar in the refrigerator or freeze in ice cubes.