Puerto Rican Sofrito

Someone at work asked me about this so I decided to add one recipe to the blog.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium Spanish onions, cut into large chunks (about 2 cups)
  • 4 cubanelle peppers, stemmed, seeded, and cut into large chunks (about 2 cups)
  • 18 medium cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 large bunch cilantro, washed and roughly chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 8 ajices dulces (see note)
  • 4 leaves of culantro (see note)
  • 4 ripe plum tomatoes, cored and cut into chunks (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and roughly chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • Kosher salt (optional)

Directions

  1. Place onions and cubanelle peppers in workbowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Pulse until coarsely chopped.
  2. With the motor running, add the remaining ingredients one at a time through the feed tube and process until smooth. Season to taste with salt. Transfer to container and store in refrigerator for up to three days, or freeze.
  1. With the motor running, add the remaining ingredients one at a time through the feed tube and process until smooth. Season to taste with salt. Transfer to container and store in refrigerator for up to three days, or freeze.

Source: http://www.seriouseats.com/2012/04/sauced-puerto-rican-sofrito.html

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