Sofrito - The Beginning of a Great Dish

Sofrito - The Beginning Of A Great Dish Recipe

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Sofrito is a great start to any Cuban dish -- each cook has their own version.


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1 cup
20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 5 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 2 medium
    roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cuming
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1 small
    8 oz. can tomato sauce

How to Make Sofrito - The Beginning of a Great Dish


  1. Heat oil to medium-high heat and add onion and green pepper and cook until tender. Add the garlic, being careful not to burn the garlic.
  2. Season the onion mixture with salt, pepper, oregano and cumin. Stir well and continue cooking until vegetables break down and become soft.
  3. Add the tomatoes and cook until all liquid is released and then gradually add the tomato sauce. Simmer until the sauce turns nice and red. Adjust seasonings to your taste. Puree the mixture in a blender until smooth.
  4. Add the sauce to your favorite meat, poultry or vegetable dish.

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About Sofrito - The Beginning of a Great Dish

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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