Sofrito Boricua

The sofrito is one of the most important ingredients of Puerto Rican food, since it is used to make almost all the most important dishes. The wonderful thing about this recipe is that it is very simple, healthy, and also easy to prepare. It can be used to flavor many stews and dishes, including soups and rice.


Quantity Unit Name Link Alternatives
1 cup cilantro
3 cilantro leaves (optional)
6 cloves garlic
1 small red or green peppers, deseeded
2 sweet chili peppers, deseeded


  1. Grind everything well in a processor or blender and use in your favorite dishes.

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Yield: 1⁄4 cup (6 servings)
  1. Please explain more about sweet chili peppers. Where to get, and how to prepare them. What are they likely to be named in a grocery market?

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