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DRV's SOFRITO - Daphne Rubin-Vega, actress (RENT)

"This is a recipe that my mother got from her mother. Adding this to most any dish; meats stews soups even salads, can take a meal from meh to Maravilloso!"
Prep Time 20 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Latinx/Afro-Caribbean


  • A blender (can be hand held), a Magic Bullet or a Cuisinart


  • 1 Large Yellow Onion
  • 1 Large Pepper (green, yellow, or red)
  • 6-7 Cloves (or whole head of Garlic)
  • Inch of Tumeric Root (or a heaping tbsp of the Powder)
  • 5-6 Sprigs of Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar (your choice!)
  • (Kosher) Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper (to taste)


  • Chop up the ingredients and put in blender.
  • Blend until smooth and puréed.


"I usually say a little prayer something like, “thanks for giving me this magical healing recipe and I hope you’re proud of me making it better than you ever did!” But that’s definitely optional!!!"
Keyword Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegetarian