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Alex's Sofrito


"Living in the States, it has been hard for me to find the original ingredients for traditional sofrito from Puerto Rico, so this is the base I came up with and have been using for years in all of my Latin bean, stew, soup or rice recipes. I always keep a small bowl of it in the fridge and freeze the rest. Enjoy!"
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40 m servings 16 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (4 cups)

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  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute 2 Cubanelle peppers for the green bell pepper if desired.
  • Substitute 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves for the dried if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 16 calories; 0.1 g fat; 3.4 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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1.5.17 Sure, you can buy sofrito in the can, but there’s nothing better than freshly-made sofrito. It’s good not only in Puerto Rican cuisine, but is a staple in Cuban and Spanish food, as wel...