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Sofrito

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Chopped tomato 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cilantro stem and leaves 4
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Chopped red bell pepper 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Recao leaves 3
  Sweet red peppers 3 Small (0.25 Cup, Ajices Dulce)
Directions

1- Chop the above ingredients as indicated, and add them to a pilón (mortar and pestle).

2- Slowly grind and pound the ingredients together for several minutes.

3- The sofrito is now ready to use in a recipe, or you may store any leftover in the refrigerator or freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
4
If you like Puerto Rican food, this may interest you. Sofrito is one of the basic ingredients required for Puerto Rican food. This video provides step-by-step instructions on how to make sofrito in small quantities as well as large quantities. Worth a watch!

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Sofrito Recipe Video