Sofrito Recipe

I love to cook latin food. I grew up in a Dominican household and the smell of delicious home cooked meals permeated every corner of our home.  As I got older and explored foods from other cultures nothing is as comforting as coming back my roots. If I had to point to the source of our delicious cuisine I would definitely say it’s our cooking base, Sofrito. What is sofrito you ask? Sofrito is a base used in many latin dishes to add flavor and depth to a dish. Every household is different so sofrito varies greatly depending on the latin country you are in. Here is my personal sofrito recipe. 

Taste the rainbow!

3 Bunches of cilantro

8 culantro ( Yes, Not cilantro) leaves 

2 Red bell peppers (seeds removed)

2 Green bell Peppers (Seeds removed)

2 Garlic bulbs ( peeled) 

Aji Dulces

1 Yellow onion 

1 Red onion

2 Tablespoons of roasted oregano

2 Tablespoons of turmeric 

1 Cup of water



                          Combine all ingredients in food processor or blender.  

IMG_4528                     Blend until fully combined and has a thick coarse consistency.


IMG_4530Depending on how much you plan on using weekly  you can freeze portions of it for up to one month. I like to place it in ice-cube trays or freezer bags. 









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