Gather the ingredients. Sofrito recipe ingredients
Chop the ingredients into sizes that are small enough to fit into a food processor or blender. You don’t have to dice them finely as you will be processing them. Focus on removing the seeds and any tougher stems that might leave grit in the finished sofrito.Chopping garlic and onion
Place the chopped ingredients into a food processor or blender. You can process in batches if your food processor isn’t big enough to accommodate everything at once. Put chopped ingredients into a blender
Blend all ingredients well. You want the finished sofrito to be finely processed. If you’re not familiar with sofrito, think of it as being the consistency of pesto, a thick paste. Blend well
Once blended, your sofrito is ready to use. For immediate use, store the sofrito in a glass container. Plastic containers are not ideal because plastic will absorb the odor of garlic and onions. Fresh sofrito in jars
Use the sofrito with rice, stews, beans, or protein and enjoy.