Sofrito is a saute of onions, green peppers, tomatoes, garlic and spices, used as the bases of many Spanish dishes.
2 Medium, chopped
Green bell pepper
1 Medium, chopped
Canned crushed tomatoes/Tomato sauce
15 Ounce (1 Can)
Dry white cooking wine
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
4 Clove (20 gm), chopped
Red pepper flakes
Add the onion and green pepper to olive oil in a skillet and cook over low heat, until onions are translucent, but not browned. Add the garlic, tomatoes, cooking wine, pepper flakes, and green olives, cook over medium heat about 10 minutes.
Makes 2 1/2 Cups
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The very flavorful, the very Spanish sofrito is a blend of a gamut of flavorful, aromatic ingredients. Juan Montalvo shares a simple sofrito recipe that can be stormed up in a snap. Just add it as a base to any of your Spanish cuisine and your have a gourmet delight at hand.