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This mixture, called sofrito, is used in many Latin American recipes as a seasoning base; it can even replace salsa as a dip for chips.

Source: Everyday Food, April 2005
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Before using this mixture in recipes, thaw completely in the refrigerator or microwave.

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  • angela_italia
    26 NOV, 2014
    My Cuban mother in law says this is the best sofrito she's ever tasted. I make a triple batch each time and freeze it! It really does give the food a wonderful flavor. I don't know what I'd do if I ever lost this recipe!
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  • dgiesb
    21 AUG, 2011
    I add a chipotle with some adobo sauce to the mix for some smoky heat. The great thing about this dish is that it saves time on weeknights because you can use it with so many dishes.
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