1 red bell pepper, seeded
2 green bell peppers, seeded
2 large tomatoes
2 medium onions, peeled
1 head of garlic, peeled
1 bunch of cilantro leaves
Â½ bunch of parsley leaves
Chop up the ingredients in pieces small enough to fit in a food processor or a blender. Remove any tough-looking stems.
Place the chopped ingredients in the blender or food processor.
Blend the ingredients well. The consistency should be like a thick paste, similar to pesto. Add salt and pepper to taste, if you like.
Store in a glass container.
You can keep sofrito in your freezer for up to year. It can be used as a base for stews and soups. It can also be used as a sauce for beans, rice, chicken dishesâ€¦anything you think it might go well with.