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Martha's Garlic Pepper Sauce (Sofrito) Recipe

Looking for an easy Martha's Garlic Pepper Sauce (Sofrito) recipe? Learn how to make Martha's Garlic Pepper Sauce (Sofrito) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by daisygies

Makes 5 servings



Salsa-like sauce for black bean soup.

Recipe Ingredients for Martha's Garlic Pepper Sauce (Sofrito)

3 tablespoons olive oil
2 large onions, coarsely chopped (4 cups)
2 green bell peppers, ribs and seeds removed, coarsely chopped (2 1/4 cups)
2 red bell peppers, ribs and seeds removed, coarsely chopped (2 1/4 cups)
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 large tomato, cored and coarsely chopped (2 cups)
3 cups cilantro leaves

Recipe Directions for Martha's Garlic Pepper Sauce (Sofrito)

  1. In a 5-quart Dutch oven or pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring often, until starting to soften, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add bell peppers, garlic, oregano, and cumin; cook, stirring often, until peppers are crisp-tender, about 10 minutes. Add tomato; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes more.

  3. Transfer to a food processor. Add cilantro, and puree until slightly chunky. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. If not using immediately, transfer sauce, in 1-cup quantities, to airtight containers. Freeze until ready to use, up to 3 months.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 213.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
141
Calories from Fat
78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.7g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
14mg
1%
Potassium
449mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 224%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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