Puerto Rican Sofrito
Process tomato in a blender until finely chopped. Add onion and garlic; process until finely chopped and incorporated. Add bell pepper and cilantro; process until the mixture is well combined and mostly smooth. Use the sofrito immediately, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day, or freeze for up to 3 months.Advertisement
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day or freeze for up to 3 months. Freeze sofrito in an ice cube tray; transfer frozen cubes to a sealable plastic bag and defrost as needed.