Sofrito is a combination of aromatics sautéed in oil. It’s used in Latin American, European and Caribbean cuisine. It adds a unique and deep flavor to food.
Sausage tortellini soup makes a simple, filling dinner the whole family will enjoy. This delicious soup is loaded with Italian sausage, cheese tortellini, vegetables and spices. It comes together in less than one hour, making it perfect for busy weeknights.
Cuban cuisine is simple. There are no fancy ingredients – on the contrary there are lots of beans, rice, cheap cuts of meat and root vegetables. Here we’ve put together a list of pantry items and ingredients common in Cuban food, along with a collection of classic recipes to use them in.
This Italian sausage spaghetti is perfect for busy nights. This pasta dish combines pantry staples with fresh ingredients. The spaghetti sauce is made with jarred pasta sauce but we add a special touch with onions, lots of garlic, fire-roasted tomatoes and flavorful Italian sausage.
Sopa de platano (plantain soup) is a thick, starchy soup that’s popular in Caribbean cuisine. In this recipe we’re going with a simple Cuban-style sopa de platano. The ingredients are few and simple so that the plantains get a chance to shine.
If you’re looking for something different to do with chicken, try these Cuban chicken recipes. Add a taste of the tropics to your dinner routine! In this collection you’ll find everything from soup to fried chicken. Each recipe is different and delicious!
In this recipe, lentils and potatoes are cooked with onions, carrots, celery, garlic and spices until they’re tender and the broth is rich and flavorful. Then the soup is finished with a generous amount of fresh greens which really ups the nutrition value of this soup.
Nothing hits the spot better after a rough day than a bowl of warm, comforting soup. They’re also a great way to incorporate vegetables and beans into your diet. This collection features a variety of soups that are all different, and wonderful in their own way.
Chicharrones de Pollo is the Cuban food version of fried chicken. In this recipe, dark meat chicken pieces are cut into chunks and seasoned with garlic, salt and pepper. Then they’re coated in seasoned flour and fried until golden and crispy.