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Where can I buy pre made sofrito?

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Buyit Aug 19, 2008 04:13 PM

Love to cook but I do not have time. Where can i get a good pre made sofrito?

  1. ChrisOC Aug 21, 2008 02:49 PM

    If you buy Goya, try to get the frozen, in a tub. It's much better than the jarred version.

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      weezycom Aug 22, 2008 04:48 AM

      thanks for the heads up! I've got a very quick (emphasis on quick) black bean & ricotta enchilada dish that uses sofrito, but I didn't care much for the jarred stuff.

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        almccasland Aug 22, 2008 03:57 PM

        That sounds great! Do you mind posting a recipe on the home cooking board?

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          weezycom Aug 23, 2008 03:39 PM

          Okay, I'll go over and do it now.

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            fsval Oct 9, 2008 01:34 PM

            Eyeball it.. Goya has MSG in it... I am trying to find organic sofrito

    2. pikawicca Aug 19, 2008 04:53 PM

      This takes about 5 minutes. There is no such thing as "good pre made sofrito." Have the ingredients on hand and make it yourself. Make lots and freeze.

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        Buyit Aug 19, 2008 07:32 PM

        When I was in PR on vacation i say a pre made fresh sofrito for sale in the stores. I would think if it was not good that Puerto Rican's would not purcase it. Can not remember the brand.

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          pikawicca Aug 21, 2008 12:00 PM

          If you're in a big city with a large Puerto Rican population, you might be able to find a market where someone makes this fresh everyday. Anywhere else, though and I think you're out of luck. Why don't you post this query on your regional board? You might have better luck.

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        ferret Aug 19, 2008 04:46 PM

        Goya makes one -- if your local store carries Goya products, odds are sofrito is there.

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