Sofrito is the base for most Puerto Rican dishes and can be added to beans, rice, soups, stews, you name it.

Chef Anthony Alvarez Makes Sofrito

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Servings: 8 meals

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Author: hfntv@aol.com