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Mike's Local Gourmet: Sofrito (Spanish Tomato Sauce)

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Sofrito (Spanish Tomato Sauce) Sofrito (Spanish Tomato Sauce)
NBCRightNow.com - Here's the recipe for Chef Brian Hodges' Sofrito, a spanish tomato sauce that works as a sauce for all kinds of meat or even as a dip!


1 large can crushed tomatoes

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 medium onion, diced

8 cloves garlic, diced

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon salt

Fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

1) In a large saucepan, add olive oil over medium heat.  Add onions and garlic and cook until translucent.

2) Add your spices and parsley and stir until well combined.

3) Lower heat and simmer for an hour and a half to two hours.

- Mike