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Sofrito

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion, quartered
  • 8 large garlic cloves
  • 2 cubanelle peppers or 1 green bell pepper
  • 5 ajis dulces or 5 sweet peppers or 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 bunch of recao or 2 bunches of cilantro with stems, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Steps

  1. Add the onion, garlic, peppers, cilantro, and oil to a blender or food processor. Puree all the ingredients into a chunky paste.
  2. Congratulations! You’ve just made sofrito. You can freeze what you don’t use in an ice tray and use the cubes whenever your recipe calls for sofrito.