Sofrito (Puerto Rican Cooking Base)

Sofrito (Puerto Rican Cooking Base)

3 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 15 minutes

Sofrito is used in the basis for a lot of Puerto Rican cooking. It can be made in large batches so that it can be used later for other dishes.


1 large Yellow Onion
1 Green Bell Pepper
1 Red Bell Pepper
1 Ajies Pepper; (Red and Sweet)
1 head Garlic
1 bunch fresh Cilantro
6 leaves Coriander; (optional)
0.25 cup pitted olives
1 tbsp Capers
1 tbsp Black Pepper
1 tbsp Oregano , Crushed
0.5 cup olive oil

Original recipe makes 6



Was, peel, and seed all veggies.

Puree all ingredients together.

HINT: Freeze in ice cube try to make for easy measuring when using for future meals!

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I love this easy recipe. I can make my own sofrito better and less expensive than store bought. The ice cube tray tip is genius! Yay! Thank you!
monabond 2y ago

Great ice cube idea. No more chiseling away with a spoon like an archeologist.
Saidwoohoo 6y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
JerseyBlue 7y ago

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