stems & leaves of cilantro
cloves of garlic
medium to large green bell pepper
1 medium to
If available, add:
3 recao leaves
3 ajices dulce (small sweet peppers)
in a morter and pestle or in a food processor.
When ready to
use, simmer on low heat in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil- olive,
canola, corn, etc. This
recipe for the Sofrito yields enough for an average recipe - if
you double a recipe, then you would also double the amount of sofrito.
You may also make two,
three, or more times the amount above and freeze the sofrito in
small containers, to be used when you are preparing your next recipe!
1/2 Cup e