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Mom's Homemade Sofrito

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a paste I use mostly for making Spanish rice, but you may find other dishes to use it in as well. Store in the refrigerator."
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20 m servings 16
Original recipe yields 48 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Blend onions, red bell peppers, green bell peppers, cilantro, and garlic in a blender, in batches if necessary, into a smooth paste.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If paste appears very thick, thin with a little water.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 16 calories; 0.1 3.5 0.5 0 2 Full nutrition

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Awesome! Use this in any recipe that calls for sautéing a bit of onion and/or garlic. It adds a new dimension to any dish. I froze most of it in silicone mini muffin moulds. Once frozen, just po...

My mom used to make home made sofrito all the time and this tasted almost like hers. (I did not use cilantro because I did not have any and I was in a pinch) but other than that, the flavor and ...