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Sofrito is a base frequently used in many Puerto Rican recipes to add bold flavor. Its texture and appearance is similar to a green salsa. You can also try it on chilies, enchiladas and tacos.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 cups


  • 1 whole garlic bulb
  • 1 medium green pepper, quartered
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 plum tomato, quartered


  • Separate and peel garlic cloves. Place garlic and remaining ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped.
  • Use immediately or refrigerate for up to 1 week. May also be frozen in small portions in resealable freezer bags for up to 1 month.
Nutrition Facts
1 tablespoon: 5 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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