Sofrito

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Sofrito is a sauce that is used as a base for many Mediterranean dishes, including soups and sauces.  It is a flavorful condiment over chicken, fish, and vegetables. For fans of spicy foods, substitute some or all of the bell peppers in the recipe for hotter peppers.

Serves 20
Serving Size: 5 tablespoons
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 medium green bell peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • ½ large white onion, chopped
  • 4 medium tomatoes, diced
  • ½ tablespoon dried basil
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and cover.
  2. Simmer very slowly for two hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add water if thinner consistency is desired.

Nutrition Information per Serving:(Based on 3 garlic cloves, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper)

  • Serving Size: 5 tablespoons
  • Vegetables: ¼ cup
  • Fruits: 0 cups
  • Calories: 23 calories
  • Carbohydrates: 2 grams
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Protein: 0 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 31 mg

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