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Sofrito Dip

Serves 6-8

Sofrito Dip is a combination of Caribbean flavors in a dip. It has all the ingredients used for the popular sofrito but with a twist. 

 

Ingredients 

  • 1 medium red and green bell pepper, seeded and cut into chunks

  • Half of the red onion, peeled and cut into chunks

  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, peeled

  • Quarter bunch of cilantro leaves with or without stem washed

  • quarter bunch of parsley leaves with or without stem washed

  • 1 ajices dulce, *sweet pepper, for some spice, washed and seeded

  • Sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

 

Procedure 

Combine all ingredients in a food processor/blender or just dice and mix ingredients, add salt and fresh black pepper to taste. The consistency should be chunky salsa, not watery, Serve with crackers, or tortilla scoops. Store in a tight food container in the fridge or freezer.

Coqui the Chef health benefits: Sofrito is a Spanish word referring to a culinary combination of fresh veggies and herbs used as a base for many traditional Spanish dishes. 

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Coqui the Chef's Food Tip

Ají dulce in Puerto Rico, it is known as ají dulce, ajicito or ajíes (sweet pepper and two words for small pepper, respectively, in Spanish) In the Dominican Republic, it is also known as ají gustoso or ají cachucha (tasty pepper, and cap-shaped pepper, respectively, in Spanish) In Cuba it is known as ají cachucha. Ají dulce, which is a fruit, is pungent, most likely due to cross-pollination with habaneros or other spicy peppers.

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