Sofrito Rosa

  • Yield 32 servings

Use this sofrito to brush portobello mushrooms or 1/2-inch-thick slices of firm tofu or eggplant. Then grill or broil them.


1 medium onion, seeded and chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
6 garlic cloves
1 (4-ounce) bunch cilantro
1 jalapeno pepper
2 teaspoons ground achiote*
1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Puree all ingredients until smooth in a food processor fitted with the metal blade or blender.
*Achiote or annato seeds are available in most supermarkets in the spice section. You can also buy them ground or grind them yourself.