Sofrito sauce


this is a basic spanish sofrito sauce.  it can be used as a base for many types of dishes. Tonight im going to use a some as a base for a paella im going to make. its easy to make and doesnt take much time

2 Lbs ripe tomatoes,skins removed
1 Lg onion cut into chunks
1/4 cup ovile oil
1/2 head of garlic peeled(thats correct.1/2 of a whole head)
1 tsp sugar
1 Tsp salt

In a food processor chop the onions and garlic together to form a puree.
saute in the olive oil for 12 minutes or so until some of the liquid has evaporated
while the onions are sauteeing chop the tomatoes in the food processor until they are a smooth puree
add to the onions along with the sugar and salt
bring to a boil and cook 10-15  minutes stirring often until thickened

thats it. the sauce can them be frozen until needed.


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